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raise

(Advance), verb aggrandize, augment, boost, bring up, dignify, elevate, enhance, enlarge, ennoble, exalt, further, glorify, heighten, honor, increase, lift, move up, prize, promote, propose, provehere, put, suggest, uplift, upraise
Associated concepts: raise an objection

raise

(Collect), verb accumulate, assemble, bring tooether, conligere, gather together, get, levy, muster, obtain, procure
See also: accrue, adopt, advance, advancement, ameliorate, boom, build, collect, compound, develop, discipline, elevate, enhance, enlarge, excise, expand, foster, frame, heighten, honor, increase, increment, levy, magnify, manufacture, meliorate, originate, parlay, prefer, produce, promote, promotion, recruit, uphold

raise

to institute a suit or action at law or to draw up a summons or other initiating writ.
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They raised the roof for the derby, and raise the roof to help the team if we get a player sent off.
Ding Junhui raised the roof at Beijing's Haidian Stadium and delighted an estimated television audience of 100 million by beating Stephen Hendry to win the China Open.
SAUGUS - Pupils at Mountainview School in Saugus raised the roof as well as their awareness recently after garnering more than $15,000 in pledges during their first-ever Academic Marathon.
But she could have ended at song number 3, Still Thrives This Love, which raised the roof.
SEXY Aussie pop princess Kylie Minogue gave another fantastic performance as she raised the roof at the Top Of The Pops Awards.
More than 20,000 people chanted wildly for their favorite Superstars, were filled with emotion from the Boys Choir of Harlem, and raised the roof at the most famous arena in the world, Madison Square Garden, to celebrate 20 years of WrestleMania.
ANDY MURRAY has raised the roof on Centre Court - now he's sending ticket prices at Wimbledon through the roof.