• the amount a salary is increased;
    • "he got a 3% raise"
  • an upward slope or grade (as in a road);
  • increasing the size of a bet (as in poker);
    • "I'll see your raise and double it"
  • the act of raising something;
    • "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
  • raise the level or amount of something;
    • "raise my salary"
    • "raise the price of bread"
  • raise from a lower to a higher position;
  • cause to be heard or known; express or utter;
    • "raise a shout"
    • "raise a protest"
    • "raise a sad cry"
  • collect funds for a specific purpose;
    • "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
  • cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques;
    • "We raise hogs here"
  • bring up;
    • "raise a family"
  • summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic;
    • "raise the specter of unemployment"
  • move upwards;
  • construct, build, or erect;
  • call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses);
    • "raise a smile"
  • create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise;
    • "raise hell"
    • "raise the roof"
    • "raise Cain"
  • raise in rank or condition;
  • increase;
  • give a promotion to or assign to a higher position;
  • cause to puff up with a leaven;
  • bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
  • bet more than the previous player
  • cause to assemble or enlist in the military;
    • "raise an army"
  • put forward for consideration or discussion;
    • "raise the question of promotions"
  • pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth;
    • "raise your `o'"
  • activate or stir up;
    • "raise a mutiny"
  • establish radio communications with;
    • "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
  • multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
  • bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project;
    • "raised edges"
  • invigorate or heighten;
  • put an end to;
    • "raise a siege"
  • cause to become alive again;
    • "raise from the dead"
  • RAISE v RAISED, RAISING, RAISES to move to a higher position RAISABLE adj

Scrabble Score: 5

raise is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

raise is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

raise is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 5

raise is a valid Words With Friends word