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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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GE-ltekin said that the government should have "raised hell" against such police practices, punishing those who were responsible for such an act that "degraded humanity."
"If such a survey were released about the attitude to Jews in a European state, Israel would have raised hell. When it comes to us, the rules don't apply."
Mohammed Hanif, 45, pushed Thomas O'Dwyer after he raised hell in a grocer's.