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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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The new person/dog team completes an intensive in-residence course culminating with a graduation ceremony at which the raiser formally presents the dog to the dog's new partner.
States may maintain fraud actions when fund raisers make false or misleading representations designed to deceive donors about how their donations will be used.
All the hard work by the puppy raisers still pays off in some way.
Raddatz has basically seen it all in the world of fund-raising, dating back to 1974 when he was one of the first people to establish a frozen pizza fund raiser, Mister Z's Pizza of Grafton, WI, a company he has since sold.
Greenlight Financial Services, one of the real estate industry's fastest growing direct-to-consumer mortgage lenders, broke the record for most funds ever raised in one hour on KFI's "Storm Aid" relief fund raiser.
With past fund raisers, we designated moneys for specific projects, such as purchasing additional chalices for eucharistic ministers to distribute hosts.