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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.
Gary Alejano, ex-Quezon congressman Erin Tanada, Marawi civic leader Samira Gutoc, veteran election lawyer Romy Macalintal, former solicitor Florin Hilbay, human rights lawyer Chel Diokno, re-electionist Senator Bam Aquino, together with Vice President Leni Robredo, raise hands during a campaign sortie in Naga City, Camarines Sur on Feb.
Participants can "raise hands" if they wish to raise a query or answer a question.