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Definition of "raised" []

  • Projecting from a flat background; in relief; embossed: a raised design. (adjective)
  • Made light and high by yeast or other leaven. (adjective)
  • To move, cause to move, or elevate to a higher position or level; lift (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To set or place in an upright position (verb)
  • To construct, build, or erect (verb)
  • To increase in amount, size, value, etc (verb)
  • To increase in degree, strength, intensity, etc (verb)
  • To advance in rank or status; promote (verb)
  • To arouse or awaken from or as if from sleep or death (verb)
  • To stir up or incite; activate (verb)
  • To give rise to; cause or provoke (verb)
  • To put forward for consideration (verb)
  • To cause to assemble or gather together; collect (verb)
  • To grow or cause to grow (verb)
  • To bring up; rear (verb)
  • To cause to be heard or known; utter or express (verb)
  • To bring to an end; remove (verb)
  • To cause (dough, bread, etc) to rise, as by the addition of yeast (verb)
  • To bet more than (the previous player) (verb)
  • To bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level (verb)
  • To cause (something) to seem to rise above the horizon by approaching (verb)
  • To establish radio communications with (verb)
  • To obtain (money, funds, capital, etc) (verb)
  • To bring (a surface, a design, etc) into relief; cause to project (verb)
  • To cause (a blister, welt, etc) to form on the skin (verb)
  • To expel (phlegm) by coughing (verb)
  • To modify the articulation of (a vowel) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth (verb)
  • To multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times (verb)
  • To institute (a suit or action at law) (verb)
  • To draw up (a summons) (verb)
  • To increase the amount payable on (a cheque, money order, etc) fraudulently (verb)
  • To push (a stone) towards the tee with another stone (verb)
  • The act or an instance of raising (noun)
  • An increase, esp in salary, wages, etc; rise (noun)

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Use "raised" in a sentence
  • "Another name raised to run a new government is Lucas Papademos, a former European Central Bank vice president who is widely respected in Greek and international policy-making circles."
  • "A final concern that Sunstein raised is the loss of a common public culture -- and in particular a common culture for discussion of public issues."
  • "Q Was Secretary General Boutros-Ghali's decision to seek another term raised in any of the sessions?"