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English definition of “raise”

raise

verb [T] (LIFT)    /reɪz/
B1 to lift something to a higher position : Would all those in favour please raise their hands ? He raised the window and leaned out. Mary Quant was the first fashion designer to raise hemlines .Raising and lowering Grammar:Raise or rise?Raise must have an object, as it is a transitive verb. It is a regular verb; its three forms are raise, raised, raised:
(Definition of raise verb (LIFT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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