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Translation of "raise" - English-Spanish dictionary

raise

verb /reiz/
to move or lift to a high(er) position levantar Raise your right hand Raise the flag. to make higher subir, elevar If you paint your flat, that will raise the value of it considerably We’ll raise that wall about 20 centimetres. to grow (crops) or breed (animals) for food cultivar; criar We don’t raise pigs on this farm. to rear, bring up (a child) criar She has raised a large family. to state (a question, objection etc which one wishes to have discussed) plantear Has anyone in the audience any points they would like to raise? to collect; to gather recaudar; reunir We’ll try to raise money The revolutionaries managed to raise a small army. to cause provocar His remarks raised a laugh. to cause to rise or appear levantar The car raised a cloud of dust. to build (a monument etc) levantar, erigir They’ve raised a statue of Robert Burns / in memory of Robert Burns. to give (a shout etc) exclamar There’s no need to raise your voice. to make contact with by radio comunicarse (con) I can’t raise the mainland. raise someone’s hopes to make someone more hopeful than he was dar esperanzas a alguien His hopes were raised when he saw a letter from Sarah on the doormat. raise hell/Cain/the roof etc to make a great deal of noise hacer un ruido de todos los demonios The band really raised the roof and had everybody up on their feet dancing. raise someone’s spirits to make someone less unhappy subir el ánimo, levantar la moral de alguien I tried my best to remain cheerful so as to raise everybody’s spirits.
(Definition of raise from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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