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According to WordNet, the verb "raise" has 27 sense(s).

200744070 establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night".

201156406 bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level.

201629958 summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain".

201973759 move upwards; "lift one's eyes".

201098452 cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers".

200641929 multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3.

200851625 activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny".

201156291 bet more than the previous player.

201739814 cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here".

201975587 cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread".

201759326 call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy".

200354195 put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege".

201661243 construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn".

202397637 give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work".

200941166 cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry".

202306281 collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college".

200158503 raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread".

200098517 cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts".

201025246 put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic".

200544549 raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty".

200549982 invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego".

200229605 increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension".

200950782 pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'".

201755651 create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain".

202539788 bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children".

201974062 raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load".

200557537 bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges".


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