raise

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈreɪz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/reɪz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rāz)


Inflections of 'raise' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
raises
v 3rd person singular
raising
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
raised
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
raised
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

raise

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. raise a [child, dog, sheep]
  2. raise [livestock, cows, cattle, sheep]
  3. raise [livestock] for [food, milk, breeding, sale]
  4. raise [an issue, a discussion, a topic] (with)
  5. raise money for the [school, church]
  6. raise money with a [fundraiser, bake sale]
  7. raised [$400]
  8. raised enough (money) to [go, afford, see]
  9. raise your hand
  10. raised his [eyebrows, brow] (at)
  11. raised his [eyebrows] in [shock, disgust, disbelief]
  12. raised her head and [looked, peered, glanced]
  13. raised himself [off the floor, to his feet]
  14. UK: [didn't, couldn't] raise a smile
  15. (let's) raise the stakes
  16. (will) raise [questions, doubts, debate]
  17. the [performance, decision] will raise [doubts]
  18. raise a [house, shelter, tent, property]
  19. (loud) enough to raise the dead
  20. the [students, boys, bikers] were raising hell
  21. the [band, singers, music, performance, encore] raised the roof
  22. raise your [aim, expectations, standards]
  23. raise the [flag, standard, pennant, banner]
n
  1. a [pay, wage, salary, tax] raise
  2. a raise in [pay]
  3. a [$5,000] raise
  4. a [$100]-a-[week, month] raise
  5. a [meager, reasonable, fair, significant, large, cost of living] raise
  6. a raise in [awareness, donations, votes]
  7. asked (the boss) for a raise
  8. [expected, demanded] a raise
  9. [give, grant, offer] a raise
  10. poker: [cover, limit, meet] a raise
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