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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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His raised hand signals "fear not," while the hand pointing downward to his raised foot signals release from ignorance.
Only later did he learn that to an Iraqi, a raised hand is a sign of hello.
Magne Hoset's 53rd minute corner caught Gordon in no-man's land and James McFadden's instinctively raised hand resulted in Norway's match-winning penalty.
Drivers who are prepared to take a chance of speeding, be it along a country lane or in town, deserve to see the raised hand wearing the white glove.
Of course she'll be obscure standing at the rail, the only visible passenger, like someone at a window so small she disappears behind the beauty of her gesture, her raised hand one of the waves that starts at sea and builds.
Nearly all hands go up on the first three, with rarely a raised hand on the last three.
There was, in the changing Timbre of your voice, a curious Excitement, an excited curiosity As though you had already joined The queue before the exit sign, Poised to look back one last time With raised hand, a traveller's Flashing smile, before shuffling Through the last gate Eager to learn a new geography Dwell in a different dimension.
TELE 5 and airberlin are opening the festivities with an exclusive anniversary aircraft with its fuselage adorned with a raised hand showing a Vulcan greeting, and a logo announcing 50 Years of Star Trek.
Anyone behind will be acknowledged with a raised hand, followed by another raised hand when the chat has finished, and they continue their journeys.
With his eyes still closed, he would raise first one hand and say ay manjoor and then raise his other hand and say thay ay namanjoor: All the applications in the stack that was nearest in the direction to his raised hand when he said ay manjoor were approved and those nearest to the raised hand when he said ay namanjoor were rejected.
But Steve Harmison caught a glimpse of a raised hand and got the wrong end of the stick.
With a shrug and not a word the chairman pointed to another raised hand.