Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 5 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 5 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 5 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is raise a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, raise is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 5 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 5 points.

  • Is raise a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, raise is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 5 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: the act of raising something;
examples: he responded with a lift of his eyebrow; fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up
synonyms: {lift}; {heave}
2.
meaning: increasing the size of a bet (as in poker);
examples: I'll see your raise and double it
3.
meaning: an upward slope or grade (as in a road);
examples: the car couldn't make it up the rise
synonyms: {ascent}; {acclivity}; {rise}; {climb}; {upgrade}
4.
meaning: the amount a salary is increased;
examples: he got a 3% raise; he got a wage hike
synonyms: {rise}; {wage_hike}; {hike}; {wage_increase}; {salary_increase}
Verb
1.
meaning: cause to become alive again;
examples: raise from the dead; Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected; Upraising ghosts
synonyms: {resurrect}; {upraise}
2.
meaning: put an end to;
examples: lift a ban; raise a siege
synonyms: {lift}
3.
meaning: invigorate or heighten;
examples: lift my spirits; lift his ego
synonyms: {lift}
4.
meaning: bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project;
examples: raised edges
5.
meaning: multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3 ;
6.
meaning: establish radio communications with;
examples: They managed to raise Hanoi last night
7.
meaning: activate or stir up;
examples: raise a mutiny
8.
meaning: pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth;
examples: raise your `o'
9.
meaning: put forward for consideration or discussion;
examples: raise the question of promotions; bring up an unpleasant topic
synonyms: {bring_up}
10.
meaning: cause to assemble or enlist in the military;
examples: raise an army; recruit new soldiers
synonyms: {recruit}; {levy}
11.
meaning: bet more than the previous player ;
12.
meaning: bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level ;
13.
meaning: cause to puff up with a leaven;
examples: unleavened bread
synonyms: {leaven}; {prove}
14.
meaning: give a promotion to or assign to a higher position;
examples: John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired; Women tend not to advance in the major law firms; I got promoted after many years of hard work
synonyms: {promote}; {upgrade}; {advance}; {kick_upstairs}; {elevate}
15.
meaning: increase;
examples: This will enhance your enjoyment; heighten the tension
synonyms: {enhance}; {heighten}
16.
meaning: raise in rank or condition;
examples: The new law lifted many people from poverty
synonyms: {lift}; {elevate}
17.
meaning: create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise;
examples: raise hell; raise the roof; raise Cain
18.
meaning: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses);
examples: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy
synonyms: {arouse}; {elicit}; {enkindle}; {kindle}; {evoke}; {fire}; {provoke}
19.
meaning: construct, build, or erect;
examples: Raise a barn
synonyms: {erect}; {rear}; {set_up}; {put_up}
20.
meaning: move upwards;
examples: lift one's eyes
synonyms: {lift}
21.
meaning: summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic;
examples: raise the specter of unemployment; he conjured wild birds in the air; call down the spirits from the mountain
synonyms: {conjure}; {conjure_up}; {invoke}; {evoke}; {stir}; {call_down}; {arouse}; {bring_up}; {put_forward}; {call_forth}
22.
meaning: look after a child until it is an adult;
examples: raise a family; bring up children
synonyms: {rear}; {bring_up}; {nurture}; {parent}
23.
meaning: cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques;
examples: The Bordeaux region produces great red wines; They produce good ham in Parma; We grow wheat here; We raise hogs here
synonyms: {grow}; {farm}; {produce}
24.
meaning: collect funds for a specific purpose;
examples: The President raised several million dollars for his college
25.
meaning: cause to be heard or known;
examples: express or utter; raise a shout; raise a protest; raise a sad cry
26.
meaning: raise from a lower to a higher position;
examples: Raise your hands; Lift a load
synonyms: {lift}; {elevate}; {get_up}; {bring_up}
27.
meaning: raise the level or amount of something;
examples: raise my salary; raise the price of bread
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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