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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. raise: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. raise: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. raise: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. raise: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. raise: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. raise, raise: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Raise, raise: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. raise: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. raise: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. raise: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. raise: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. raise: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Raise, raise: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. raise (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. raise: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. raise: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. raise: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Raise (Lake District), Raise (album), Raise (mining), Raise, Raise: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Raise: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. raise: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. raise: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. raise: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. raise: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. raise: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  25. raise: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. raise: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  27. raise: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. raise: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. raise: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. raise: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. Raise: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]
  32. raise: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Raise: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. raise: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  3. Raise (disambiguation), raise: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. RAISE: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. Raise (disambiguation), raise: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. RAISE, raise: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. raise: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]
  2. raise: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  3. RAISE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  4. RAISE: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  5. raise: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. raise: MATH SPOKEN HERE! [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Raise: Dublin Slang and Phrasebook [home, info]
  2. raise: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Raise: Dan's Poker [home, info]
  2. Raise: winyourwager.com Gambling Glossary [home, info]
  3. Raise: Gambling Glossary [home, info]
  4. raise: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  5. Raise: Texas Hold'em Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. raise: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (raise)

noun:  increasing the size of a bet (as in poker) ("I'll see your raise and double it")
noun:  the amount a salary is increased ("He got a 3% raise")
noun:  the act of raising something ("Fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up")
noun:  an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
verb:  collect funds for a specific purpose ("The President raised several million dollars for his college")
verb:  invigorate or heighten
verb:  bring (a surface, a design, etc.) into relief and cause to project ("Raised edges")
verb:  multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
verb:  establish radio communications with ("They managed to raise Hanoi last night")
verb:  activate or stir up ("Raise a mutiny")
verb:  cause to be heard or known; express or utter ("Raise a shout")
verb:  pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth ("Raise your `o'")
verb:  put forward for consideration or discussion ("Raise the question of promotions")
verb:  bet more than the previous player
verb:  in bridge: bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
verb:  raise the level or amount of something ("Raise my salary")
verb:  evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic ("Raise the specter of unemployment")
verb:  construct, build, or erect ("Raise a barn")
verb:  create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise ("Raise hell")
verb:  raise from a lower to a higher position ("Raise your hands")
verb:  cause to puff up with a leaven
verb:  bring up ("Raise a family")
verb:  put an end to ("Raise a siege")
verb:  raise in rank or condition
verb:  cause to become alive again ("Raise from the dead")
verb:  cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques ("We raise hogs here")
verb:  move upwards
verb:  increase
verb:  cause to assemble or enlist in the military ("Raise an army")
verb:  give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
verb:  call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) ("Raise a smile")

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