To cause something to come to the surface of the sea. (verb)
to increase something (verb)
To mention (a question, issue) for discussion (verb)
To respond to a bet by increasing the amount required to continue in the hand. (verb)
To create; to constitute (a use, or a beneficial interest in property). (verb)
To exponentiate, to involute. (verb)
To extract (a subject or other verb argument) out of an inner clause. (verb)
To cause (a dead person) to live again, to cause to be undead. (verb)
An increase in wages or salary; a rise (UK). (noun)
A shoulder exercise in which the arms are elevated against resistance. (noun)
A shot in which the delivered stone bumps another stone forward. (noun)
A bet which increased the previous bet. (noun)
Examples of word raise
For, first, she desires if she can -- and she has often been able -- actually to raise these, first to sanctity and then to her own altars; it is for her and her only to _raise the poor from the dunghill and to set them with the princes_.
A few hands later, I got KT suited on the button and I called a raise from the shorty I had targeted who had opened from middle position, and the small blind also called directly behind me.
Randy Leonard's acceptance of the raise is a deliberate middle finger to his critics.
A great time to ask for a raise is after your boss has praised you for something.
Avoiding a default would almost certainly involve swallowing a proposed short term raise of the debt ceiling, coupled with spending cuts, followed by a more comprehensive budget and tax reform package to set the nation's fiscal house in order.