Definitions For Raise


  • The act of raising something
  • Increasing the size of a bet (as in poker)
  • The amount a salary is increased
  • An upward slope or grade (as in a road)
  • An increase in the amount of your pay


  • Cause to become alive again
  • Raise the level or amount of something
  • Increase
  • Put an end to
  • Raise in rank or condition
  • Invigorate or heighten
  • Bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project
  • Multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
  • Establish radio communications with
  • Activate or stir up
  • Cause to be heard or known; express or utter
  • Pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth
  • Put forward for consideration or discussion
  • Cause to assemble or enlist in the military
  • Bet more than the previous player
  • Bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
  • Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
  • Construct, build, or erect
  • Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
  • Create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise
  • Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
  • Move upwards
  • Raise from a lower to a higher position
  • Cause to puff up with a leaven
  • Collect funds for a specific purpose
  • Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
  • Look after a child until it is an adult
  • To lift or move (something or someone) to a higher position
  • To lift or move (something or someone) to a standing or more upright position
  • To increase the amount or level of (something)

Is Raise a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Raise is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Raise in a Sentence

  • Raise your hand if you know the answer.
  • Raise your arms above your head.
  • He raised his head and looked around.
  • The school board approved a raise in the maximum family income for students qualifying for reduced-price lunches

Synonyms for Raise

Antonyms for Raise

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