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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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Martin Raiser is now being replaced by Dutch citizen Johannes Zutt.
Conversations between the Office of Raiser & Kenniff, and his client, were recorded, and presented in Court.
Raiser said in an interview shortly before his retirement.
The question of international debt will figure prominently in the next World Council Assembly, as it should," Raiser stated.
One California legislator told a Californiacommission investigating electoral reforms that during one of the panel's hearings, instead of listening to the testimony, he had been making lists of who might contribute $1,000 to his next fund raiser.
Raisers teach puppies basic commands, such as sit, stay and lay down.
The point is that homegrown fund raisers have been around a long time and are to be blessed for their enthusiasm and devotion to the cause.
Raiser recalled his visit to Cuba in October, 1999, and assured the leader "of the constant prayers of the World Council of Churches and its many members who share our concern for the peace and prosperity of the Cuban people.
Raiser, he announced that at the next G-8 meeting in Evian, France, he will propose that half the money spent servicing the foreign debt of poor countries, and one per cent of expenditure on arms be allocated to a fund to eradicate hunger in the world.
NRCC spokesman Carl Forti said the Oscar-weekend timing of the fund- raiser is purely coincidental.