Bedeutung von “raise” im Essential American English Dictionary


verb us /reɪz/ present participle raising, past tense and past participle raised

B1 to lift something to a higher position:

She raised her hand.

B1 to make an amount or level go up:

They have raised taxes.

to look after a child until he or she has become an adult

to collect money from people in order to do a particular thing:

They held a sale to raise money for charity.
raise a question, subject, etc.

to start talking about a subject that you want other people to consider:

I’m going to raise / the issue with Sally at the meeting.

(Definition von “raise” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)