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Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup, peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up.
Wendy Cope

Meaning of "raise" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RAISE

From Old Norse reisa; related to Old English rǣran to rear².
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RAISE

raise  [reɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RAISE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Raise is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb raise in English.

WHAT DOES RAISE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of raise in the English dictionary

The first definition of raise in the dictionary is to move, cause to move, or elevate to a higher position or level; lift. Other definition of raise is to set or place in an upright position. Raise is also to construct, build, or erect.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO RAISE

PRESENT

Present
I raise
you raise
he/she/it raises
we raise
you raise
they raise
Present continuous
I am raising
you are raising
he/she/it is raising
we are raising
you are raising
they are raising
Present perfect
I have raised
you have raised
he/she/it has raised
we have raised
you have raised
they have raised
Present perfect continuous
I have been raising
you have been raising
he/she/it has been raising
we have been raising
you have been raising
they have been raising
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I raised
you raised
he/she/it raised
we raised
you raised
they raised
Past continuous
I was raising
you were raising
he/she/it was raising
we were raising
you were raising
they were raising
Past perfect
I had raised
you had raised
he/she/it had raised
we had raised
you had raised
they had raised
Past perfect continuous
I had been raising
you had been raising
he/she/it had been raising
we had been raising
you had been raising
they had been raising
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will raise
you will raise
he/she/it will raise
we will raise
you will raise
they will raise
Future continuous
I will be raising
you will be raising
he/she/it will be raising
we will be raising
you will be raising
they will be raising
Future perfect
I will have raised
you will have raised
he/she/it will have raised
we will have raised
you will have raised
they will have raised
Future perfect continuous
I will have been raising
you will have been raising
he/she/it will have been raising
we will have been raising
you will have been raising
they will have been raising
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would raise
you would raise
he/she/it would raise
we would raise
you would raise
they would raise
Conditional continuous
I would be raising
you would be raising
he/she/it would be raising
we would be raising
you would be raising
they would be raising
Conditional perfect
I would have raise
you would have raise
he/she/it would have raise
we would have raise
you would have raise
they would have raise
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been raising
you would have been raising
he/she/it would have been raising
we would have been raising
you would have been raising
they would have been raising
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you raise
we let´s raise
you raise
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to raise
Past participle
raised
Present Participle
raising
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RAISE


always
ˈɔːlweɪz
anyways
ˈɛnɪˌweɪz
bez
beɪz
blaze
bleɪz
chaise
ʃeɪz
craze
kreɪz
days
deɪz
erase
ɪˈreɪz
gaze
ɡeɪz
glaze
ɡleɪz
Hayes
heɪz
haze
heɪz
hollandaise
ˌhɒlənˈdeɪz
maze
meɪz
nowadays
ˈnaʊəˌdeɪz
pes
peɪz
phase
feɪz
phrase
freɪz
praise
preɪz
stays
steɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RAISE

raisable
raise an eyebrow
raise Cain
raise hell
raise hob
raise one´s glass to
raise one´s hat
raise the devil
raise the roof
raise the stakes
raise the wind
raiseable
raised beach
raised bog
raiser
raisin
raisin bread
raising
raising agent
raisiny

WORDS THAT END LIKE RAISE

appraise
Bordelaise
braise
broderie anglaise
damn with faint praise
fraise
fundraise
garlic mayonnaise
liaise
lyonnaise
maise
malaise
Marseillaise
mayonnaise
paise
pay raise
polonaise
reappraise
reraise
self-praise

Synonyms and antonyms of raise in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RAISE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «raise» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of raise

Translation of «raise» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RAISE

Find out the translation of raise to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of raise from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «raise» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

提升
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

alzar
570 millions of speakers

English

raise
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बढ़ा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يُعْلي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

поднимать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

elevar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বৃদ্ধি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

soulever
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kenaikan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hochheben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

上げる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

올리다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mundhakaken
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nâng lên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உயர்த்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वाढवा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yükseltmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

alzare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podnieść
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

піднімати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a înălța
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σηκώνω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verhoog
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

resa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

heve
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of raise

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RAISE»

The term «raise» is very widely used and occupies the 4.851 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RAISE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «raise» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «raise» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about raise

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10 QUOTES WITH «RAISE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word raise.
1
Amiri Baraka
The artist's role is to raise the consciousness of the people. To make them understand life, the world and themselves more completely. That's how I see it. Otherwise, I don't know why you do it.
2
Charles Bass
Most of the major increases in the debt ceiling have been accompanied by structural changes in the way we raise and spend money.
3
Hamish Bowles
My mother is the sort of woman who not only can raise a chicken and roast it to moist perfection but, as she proved to my openmouthed sister and me on a family holiday to Morocco when we were very young, can barter for one in a market, kill it, pluck it, and then cook it to perfection.
4
Eric Braeden
A mother's got to be there to raise the children. That's all there is to it. I feel badly for those mothers who work hard, and can't do it all the time.
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Eric Braeden
Not too many people can afford for the wife to stay home and raise the kids.
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Georg Buchner
Raise your eyes and count the small gang of your oppressors who are only strong through the blood they suck from you and through your arms which you lend them unwillingly.
7
Jim Clyburn
The bottom line is that five million low-income Americans working full time for minimum wage, deserve a raise.
8
Wendy Cope
Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup, peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up.
9
Kevin Costner
I want to live forever, and I know I won't. I'm not afraid of dying. I'm only afraid of one thing: not being able to raise my kids.
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Godfried Danneels
There is a very well-defined procedure that allows the Vatican to raise issues with a particular theologian about something that does not appear in conformity with the Catholic faith. It is not always easy to make this determination.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RAISE»

Discover the use of raise in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to raise and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Raise Your Voice
Raise Your Voice 2nd edition is a completely revised 400-page vocal training manual based on Glass Shattering Vocal Coach Jaime Vendera's "Isolation Method" and "Vocal Stress Release Program" This edition contains a band new cover, over 150 ...
Jaime Vendera, 2007
2
Raise the Bar: An Action-Based Method for Maximum Customer ...
The host of Spike TV's Bar Rescue distills the secrets to running a successful hospitality business as based on his Reaction Management strategy for creating desirable reactions in customers.
Jon Taffer, 2013
3
How Do You Raise a Raisin?
A funny and informative book about how grapes become raisins and their many uses.
Pam Muñoz Ryan, 2003
4
Raise the Titanic
The Americans want it. So do the Russians. Ace maritime troubleshooter Dirk Pitt faces one of the most stupendous tests of courage and ingenuity ever. Raise the Titanic is a spellbinding blockbuster of action and suspense.
Clive Cussler, 2009
5
How to Raise Your Parents: A Teen Girl's Survival Guide
Being a teen (or the parent of a teen) doesn't have to be so hard. How to Raise Your Parents will help teens and their parents navigate those years between training bras and keys to the family car.
Sarah O'Leary Burningham, 2011
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Raise the Red Lantern: Three Novellas
Four concubines compete for the sexual attentions of their master in a stifling 1930s rural clan house in a collection of three novellas that explore the complex relationships between women and men. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.
Su Tong, 2004
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How to Raise a Brighter Child
Discover specific early learning techniques to aid your child's development of his or her mind -- in his or her own personal style and at the appropriate speed. These are not formal lessons. Most are fascinating games. And they work!
Joan Beck, 2001
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Kiss Me!: How to Raise Your Children with Love
"Kiss me! How to Raise Your Children With Love" offers a guide to ethical parenting. Chapters include: Why children are the way they are; Your child is a good person; A few myths regarding sleep; Rewards and punishment; and, Quality time.
Carlos González, 2012
9
How to Raise a Boyfriend
As Rebecca writes, "If I can raise a child — a smart, kind and polite one — surely I can raise a boyfriend, too." From the Trade Paperback edition.
Rebecca Eckler, 2011
10
How to Raise the Perfect Dog: Through Puppyhood and Beyond
Packed with new information aimed specifically at the particular needs of puppies and adolescents, and written in Cesar's friendly, accessible style, How to Raise the Perfect Dog answers all the most commonly asked questions and guides you ...
Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RAISE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term raise is used in the context of the following news items.
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Raise the Gas Tax Already
The bill would raise money by, among other things, lowering the dividend rate paid to banks in the Federal Reserve system, raising certain customs fees, ... «The New Yorker, Jul 15»
2
What Your Boss Really Means By "No One Is Getting A Raise."
We are now half way through the calendar year, and for many that means mid-year performance reviews. Or even worse, for some with odd fiscal years, it can be ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
3
When will the Fed raise rates?
The Federal Reserve, the US central bank is going to raise interest rates. We don't know when, and the truth is that it's unlikely to be at the meeting that ... «BBC News, Jun 15»
4
'How to Raise an Adult,' by Julie Lythcott-Haims
“How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success” seems to lie at the precise crossroads of this inherently ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
5
How Do Companies Quietly Raise Prices? They Do This
Chief Executive Alan Wilson said in January that pepper costs had risen sharply over the past five years and that the company had little room to raise prices any ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
6
Nine Reasons Why Fed Economists Think Americans Aren't Getting …
Federal Reserve economists aren't sure why U.S. wage growth has been subdued over the last few years, or when pay raises will definitively move into higher ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
7
US Workers Ask: Where's My Raise?
The blunt force of overseas competition makes companies reluctant to raise pay ... growth in productivity, which limits the incentive of companies to offer raises. «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
8
Walmart is giving these workers a raise
The retail behemoth is raising the starting wages for more than 100,000 of its U.S. workers, including for managers of some departments and for workers in ... «Fortune, Jun 15»
9
How to Raise Brave Girls
On my 40th birthday, my daughter Maddy, 10 at the time, gave me a handcrafted birthday voucher on which she wrote: "This vowcher lets you be my gest at the ... «Huffington Post, May 15»
10
Congressman wants a pay raise
Washington (CNN) The Democratic Party says it's the party of the working class, but congressional Democrats this week complicated that pitch by calling for a ... «CNN, May 15»

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