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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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Yet following protests from Villa led by captain Gareth Barry, Bennett changed his mind after consultation with his assistant, who correctly ruled the ball had hit the bar, not Young's raised hand.
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.
Students use a small desktop terminal that includes a "Raised Hand" or "I'm Lost" button along with the ability to answer questions and take tests.
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.
Tenders are invited for construction of raised hand pump, raised granary and raised platform for livestock in flood affected area in morigaon district.
Paul Oliver was seen on CCTV with a large sword in his raised hand in the early hours of February 22.
Anyone behind will be acknowledged with a raised hand, followed by another raised hand when the chat has finished, and they continue their journeys.