raise [reyz] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||increase in salary or position|
|Synonyms:||accession, accretion, addition, advance, augmentation, boost, bump, hike, hold-up, increment, jump, jump-up, leg*, leg-up, move-up, promotion, raising, rise, step-up|
|Notes:||to raise is 'to bring something up'; to rise is 'to get up'
one rears children and raises crops
|Antonyms:||decrease, drop, reduction|