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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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My wish-list toothbrush is packed with awesome proficiency that only requires you to raise hand to mouth and would, if handed out free on the NHS, consign tooth decay to the history books with, literally, the touch of a button.
The kids can get the attention of the vocational counselors to ask them a question, and then hear their response live over the internet, thanks to the Raise Hand and IP Voices functions of our GlobeMeeting product," added Erick Caron, president and CEO of GlobeeCom.
He asked the audience to raise hands if they wanted to see the coordination committee dissolved , to which they responded with a positive gesture.