raise [reyz] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||lift; build from the ground|
|Synonyms:||boost, bring up, construct, elevate, erect, establish, exalt, heave, hoist, hold up, lever, lift, lift up, mount, move up, place up, promote, pry, pull up, put on its end, put up, rear, run up, set up, set upright, shove, stand up, take up, throw up, upcast, upheave, uplift, upraise, uprear|
|Notes:||to raise is 'to bring something up'; to rise is 'to get up'
one rears children and raises crops
|Antonyms:||demolish, destroy, drop, lower, raze|