English definition of “raise”
/reɪz/ verb [T]
LIFT › to lift something to a higher position: to raise your hand
INCREASE › to increase an amount or level: to raise prices/taxes
IMPROVE › to improve something: to raise standards
MONEY › to collect money from other people: They're raising money for charity.
raise your voice › to speak loudly and angrily to someone
raise hopes/fears/doubts, etc › to cause emotions or thoughts: Her answers raised doubts in my mind.
raise a question/subject, etc › to start talking about a subject that you want other people to consider
CHILD › to look after and educate a child until they have become an adult: Their ideas on how to raise children didn't always agree.
ANIMALS/CROPS › to make an animal or crop grow: to raise chickens/sheep → See also raise the alarm