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The word raise is a noun.  Raise means (1) the act of raising something, (2) increasing the size of a bet (as in poker), (3) the amount a salary is increased, (4) an upward slope or grade (as in a road).
Raise is also a verb that means (1) cause to become alive again, (2) raise the level or amount of something, (3) increase, (4) put an end to, (5) raise in rank or condition, (6) invigorate or heighten, (7) bring (a surface, a design, etc.) into relief and cause to project, (8) multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3, (9) establish radio communications with, (10) activate or stir up, (11) cause to be heard or known; express or utter, (12) pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth, (13) put forward for consideration or discussion, (14) cause to assemble or enlist in the military, (15) bet more than the previous player, (16) in bridge: bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level, (17) evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic, (18) construct, build, or erect, (19) cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques, (20) create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise, (21) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses), (22) move upwards, (23) raise from a lower to a higher position, (24) cause to puff up with a leaven, (25) collect funds for a specific purpose, (26) give a promotion to or assign to a higher position, (27) bring up.

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