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raise British & World English

Lift or move to a higher position or level

raise English Thesaurus

Arthur raised a hand in greeting

weigh anchor British & World English

(Of a ship) take up the anchor when ready to start sailing

up the ante British & World English

Increase what is at stake or under discussion, especially in a conflict or dispute

lower the bar British & World English

Lower (or raise) the standards which need to be met in order to qualify for something

raise Cain British & World English

Create trouble or a commotion

raise hell British & World English

Make a noisy disturbance

raise one's hat British & World English

Briefly remove one’s hat as a gesture of courtesy or respect to someone

raise the roof British & World English

Make a great deal of noise, especially through cheering

raise the devil British & World English

Make a noisy disturbance

raise one's hand British & World English

Strike or seem to be about to strike someone

raise one's sights British & World English

Become more (or less) ambitious; increase (or lower) one’s expectations

raise one's eyebrows British & World English

Show surprise or mild disapproval

fundraise British & World English

Seek financial support for a charity, cause, or other enterprise

raise Cain in Cain British & World English

Create trouble or a commotion

raise hell in raise British & World English

Make a noisy disturbance

raise hell in hell English Thesaurus

they were hollering and raising hell

raise one's hand in raise British & World English

Strike or seem to be about to strike someone

raise one's hat in raise British & World English

Briefly remove one’s hat as a gesture of courtesy or respect to someone

raise the roof in raise British & World English

Make a great deal of noise, especially through cheering

raise or lower one's sights in sight British & World English

Become more (or less) ambitious; increase (or lower) one’s expectations