Definitions For Raise

noun

  • 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

verb

  • 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

Scrabble
5
Words with Friends
5

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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