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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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So while raising the minimum wage might have teens downloading more songs from iTunes, critics say, it would not actually help workers struggling to feed their families.
I'm not the only one raising her,'' Gomez said, adding it's important that everyone involved in the dog's development be involved in celebrating the milestone in its life.
ITEM: The CNN/Money website for October 25 reported: "Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott said he's urging Congress to consider raising the minimum wage so that Wal-Mart customers don't have to struggle paycheck to paycheck.
As grandparents are continuing to take on the responsible of raising their grandchildren in the absence of parents much attention in the literature is given to women.
Almost half of the parents in a 2004 survey by the National PTA and QSP Reader's Digest said their school was raising money for items usually covered in their district budget.
Candidates are raising more money than ever before, and are abiding by new disclosure requirements.
Given a convenient alternative to raising daughters whom most adults in these locations refer to as "useless things," Wolf says, women willingly relinquish the girls as child brides.
That's a very successful capital raising track record for any fledgling industry but particularly so in the real estate arena," said Reiss.
Essentially, they seem to be arguing that Pallotta is a man who may be too fixed on changing the world to continue to effectively help them in their very focused goal of raising money and providing services to fight HIV and AIDS.
Believe me, raising venture capital is a better way," says Folsom, the CEO of SeminarSource.