Translation of raise in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (move upwards)(eyebrows)(blind/window)(flag)they couldn't raise the wreckto raise a cloud of dustno pudieron sacar a flote los restos del barcohe raised his eyes from his booklevantar una nube de polvohe raised his hatlevantó los ojos del librose levantó el sombreroExample sentences1.2 (make higher)
- It is slowly raised upright, a careful job made more arduous by high heat and humidity.
- Squeeze with your glutes and hamstrings to push your hips forward and raise your torso back to the upright position.
- In 1990 the tree on which they grow was blown over by a cyclone - or the fringes of one - but we managed to raise it up again.
- Kim yelled from the platform as she raised her arms and closed her eyes.
- I didn't notice that the easel was on a platform raised seven inches above the ground.
- Lee tried to throw a punch at his nemesis, but couldn't raise his arm above the level of his belt.
- 2 2.1 (set upright) she bent down and gently raised him (up)Lazarus was raised from the deadse agachó y lo levantó con cuidado2.2 (erect)Lázaro resucitó de entre los muertosExample sentences
- But what distinguishes the worst architect from the best of bees is this, that the architect raises his structure in imagination before he erects it in reality.
- By raising the mill structure, the work caused the River Sow to back up upstream leading to flooding in the southern part of the town.
- After the barn was raised, I built a cowshed and horse stall on the east side.
- 3 3.1 (increase) she raised her voice to meI'll raise you $5me levantó la vozto raise a number to a power (Mathematics)te subo or (Mexico) reviro 5 dólares másto raise the school-leaving ageelevar un número a una potencia3.2 (improve, heighten)extender la escolaridad obligatoria(standing/reputation)to raise quality standardsdon't raise his hopesmejorar el nivel de calidadit raised my spiritsno le des demasiadas esperanzasthat gesture raised him in my estimationme levantó el ánimome animócon ese gesto subió en mi estimaExample sentences
- The increase comes amidst reports that all banks are set to raise interest rates after years of offering cheap credit.
- It is the fourth time the Bank has raised interest rates since November.
- Last week, both the United States Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank raised interest rates.
- 4 (promote) See examples:to raise somebody
tosomethinghe was raised to the peerageascender or elevar a alguien aalgole concedieron un título nobiliarioExample sentences
- Auchinleck's successful career in the Indian Army had, by 1939, raised him to the rank of maj-general.
- Thus by virtue of her humility she was raised to a higher rank.
- He deftly sidestepped the falls of Anne Boleyn and Thomas Cromwell and was raised to the peerage.
- 5 5.1(money/funds)we raised $20,000to raise a loan (against something)recaudamos 20.000 dólaresto raise an invoiceconseguir or obtener un préstamo (poniendo algo como garantía)5.2preparar una factura(army/supporters)Example sentences
- Different student clubs within the community are planning events to raise funds and provide resources for the relief effort.
- The money raised by this collection was used to paint the corridors of the school.
- He had to sell part of the stamp collection to raise funds.
- 7(subject)there's a point I'd like to raiseto raise somethinghay un asunto que quisiera mencionar or plantear
withsomebodythere are a couple of matters I want to raise with youplantearle algo aalguientratar algo conalguienhay un par de asuntos que quisiera plantearle or que quisiera tratar con ustedExample sentences
- They raise serious doubts about her past and present conduct, and whether she should have been allowed to settle in Australia.
- There is nothing to forgive anyone for; no one need feel guilty about raising any doubts about the proposal.
- He raises some doubts about some of this information.
- 8 8.1 I was raised in Alabama8.2crecí or me crié en Alabama(wheat/corn)they raise cattlese dedican a la cría de ganadoExample sentences
- He now has no land to grow crops or raise cattle.
- In the wild, fruit trees are raised from seed, but when they are domesticated they need to be propagated by taking cuttings and grafting.
- Danish agriculture is so different, even though we raise the same crops and face the same challenges as the States.
- One of the strangest things that happens to you when you are raising a toddler is how the normally mundane things get you incredibly excited.
- A divorced woman raising a youngster is nearly three times more likely to file for bankruptcy than her single friend who never had children.
- Traditionally, the mother was the primary caregiver, but recently the father and other family members have been recognized as equally important in raising infants.
- 9 9.1 (by radio)9.2 (Nautical)ponerse en contacto con(land)Example sentences
- I think at the time they probably salvaged the shell that was on board and they were hoping to perhaps raise the vessel and restore it and get it going again.
- Cousteau raised the vessel and had it transported to France to await restoration.
- Divers have been visiting the wreck for the first time since the main part of the ship was raised in 1982.
- Later that afternoon, I heard another climber raising his partners farther down the mountain on his two-way radio.
- She figured she was safe enough to try raising the prison, so she configured the radio and transmitted a hailing.
- He raised the U.S. Coast Guard on VHF radio but was unable to provide his coordinates.
- 10(demon/spirit)Example sentences
- Joan is captured by York while raising demonic spirits.
- Even our closest allies in the US and UK were shocked and mortified, raising the ghost of the White Australia policy.
- Witches are thought to have the power to raise angry spirits, and the anger of a spirit may or may not be justified in the view of the affected family.
- 12 (bring to an end)(siege)Example sentences
- In 1836 the British Legion helped raise the siege of San Sebastián, and regular Royal Marines arrived to garrison a nearby port.
- In May 1645 Prince Rupert captured Leicester, forcing the parliamentarians to raise the siege of Oxford.
- On the approach of the Frankish army he again raised the siege, but this time the Franks gave battle.
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