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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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LOOKS like tennis fans won't be raising the roof at Centre Court this year.
Singers Katherine Jenkins, Bryn Terfel and Aled Jones are raising money for a children's charity by raising the roof of the Millennium Stadium.
On an isolated site, the construction sequence ensured that poor conditions would not be too disruptive, quickly raising the roof in camp-craft style to provide shelter during the six month construction period: bob-a-job done.
Relocated to the cavernous industrial space of La Sucriere, however, the piece created other wrinkles in time, seeming at once placed at the cultural roots of European rave and trance culture--indeed, Lyon artistic director Thierry Raspail told me that Young obtained the very latest subwoofers for the occasion (the deep pulses raising the roof and making the floor feel ready to cave in)--and also utterly futuristic.
SCOTS rock audiences used to welcome their favourite bands by raising the roof.
We made our feelings very clear the last time we played them so let's concentrate on raising the roof for the Blues - we are due a result against Man U.
isn't remixed and raising the roof at some White Party or other by year's end, it's her own fault, because we are hooked.
Raising the roof for charity: More than 600 pupils from schools across Birmingham and Solihull took part in a fundraising concert for the children's charity Barnardo's last night.