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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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There was another Irish success to finish the meeting when The Posh Paddy raised the roof in the bumper, an appropriate winner for Paddy Power's first sponsorship of the three-day festival.
More than 20,000 people chanted wildly for their favorite Superstars, were filled with emotion from the Boys Choir of Harlem, and raised the roof at the most famous arena in the world, Madison Square Garden, to celebrate 20 years of WrestleMania.
ANDY MURRAY has raised the roof on Centre Court - now he's sending ticket prices at Wimbledon through the roof.
They certainly raised the roof off and left the children screaming for more
They raised the roof at the Reddicap Tavern, in Hollyfield Road, Sutton Coldfield, to raise funds for the new burns unit at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
VINNIE ROE raised the roof at the Curragh with a historic fourth victory in the Irish Field St Leger.
CHARITY fundraisers for St John Ambulance have raised the roof with their efforts - right on to their Barry HQ.