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English definition of “raise”

raise

verb [T] (CARD GAMES)    /reɪz/
If you raise another player in a game of cards , you risk more money than that player has risked : I'll raise you. [+ two objects] I'll raise you $50.Actions involved in playing cards 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 (CARD GAMES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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