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Increase vs. Raise: Know the Difference

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"Increase" refers to the act of becoming greater in size, amount, or degree, while "raise" typically means to lift or elevate something, often used in the context of increasing salaries or quantities.
Increase vs. Raise

Key Differences

Increase refers to a growth in size, number, value, or intensity, applicable in various contexts like economy, volume, or temperature. Raise, on the other hand, typically involves physically lifting something to a higher position, often used in contexts like raising a flag or hand.
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Increase can imply a gradual or sudden change in quantity or degree, often used in abstract or statistical terms. Raise is more action-oriented, generally implying an intentional act of moving something upwards, often associated with physical objects or salaries.
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Increase can be both a noun and a verb, describing the act of growing as well as the result of that growth. Raise, primarily a verb, focuses on the action of elevating, but it can also be a noun, denoting the amount by which something is raised.
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Increase often suggests an expansion or amplification in scope or scale, like increasing awareness or increasing pressure. Raise usually has a more specific target, like raising a child or raising funds, implying a directed effort or action.
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In usage, increase can be applied to both tangible and intangible elements, like increasing speed or increasing concern. Raise often requires a direct object, indicating what is being lifted or elevated, such as raising standards or raising a building.
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Comparison Chart

Grammar

Can be a noun or a verb
Primarily a verb, occasionally a noun
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Usage

Quantitative and qualitative growth
Physical elevation or increase in position/status
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Context

Abstract and statistical; e.g., prices, temperature
Physical and intentional; e.g., salaries, objects
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Action

Gradual or immediate growth
Direct lifting or elevating
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Connotation

Expansion, amplification
Directed effort, elevation
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Increase and Raise Definitions

Increase

Expansion
Increasing the area of a garden.
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Raise

Uplift
Raised the community's spirits.
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Increase

Augmentation
Increased his collection of books.
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Raise

To move to a higher position; elevate
Raised the loads with a crane.
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Increase

Accumulation
The snow increased overnight.
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Raise

To set in an upright or erect position
Raise a flagpole.
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Increase

Intensification
The wind's speed increased by the hour.
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Raise

To erect or build
Raise a new building.
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Increase

To become greater or larger.
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Raise

To cause to arise, appear, or exist
The slap raised a welt.
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Increase

To multiply; reproduce.
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Raise

To increase in size, quantity, or worth
Raise an employee's salary.
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Increase

To make greater or larger.
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Raise

To increase in intensity, degree, strength, or pitch
Raised his voice.
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Increase

The act of increasing
A steady increase in temperature.
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Raise

To improve in rank or dignity; promote
Raised her to management level.
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Increase

The amount or rate by which something is increased
A tax increase of 15 percent.
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Raise

To grow, especially in quantity; cultivate
Raise corn and soybeans.
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(Obsolete) Reproduction and spread; propagation.
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To breed and care for to maturity
Raise cattle.
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Increase

(intransitive) (of a quantity, etc.) To become larger or greater.
His rage only increased when I told him of the lost money.
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Raise

To bring up; rear
Raise children.
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(transitive) To make (a quantity, etc.) larger.
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Raise

To accustom to something from an early age
"a post-World War II generation raised on shopping malls and multiplex cinemas" (Gustav Niebuhr).
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Increase

To multiply by the production of young; to be fertile, fruitful, or prolific.
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Raise

To put forward for consideration
Raised an important question. See Synonyms at broach1.
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Increase

To become more nearly full; to show more of the surface; to wax.
The Moon increases.
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Raise

To voice; utter
Raise a shout.
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Increase

An amount by which a quantity is increased.
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Raise

To awaken; arouse
Noise that would raise the dead.
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Increase

For a quantity, the act or process of becoming larger
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Raise

To stir up; instigate
Raise a revolt.
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Increase

Offspring, progeny
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Raise

To bring about; provoke
Remarks intended to raise a laugh.
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(knitting) The creation of one or more new stitches; see Increase (knitting).
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Raise

To make contact with by radio
Couldn't raise the control tower after midnight.
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Increase

To become greater or more in size, quantity, number, degree, value, intensity, power, authority, reputation, wealth; to grow; to augment; to advance; - opposed to decrease.
The waters increased and bare up the ark.
He must increase, but I must decrease.
The heavens forbidBut that our loves and comforts should increase,Even as our days do grow!
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Raise

To gather together; collect
Raise money from the neighbors for a charity.
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Increase

To multiply by the production of young; to be fertile, fruitful, or prolific.
Fishes are more numerous or increasing than beasts or birds, as appears by their numerous spawn.
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Raise

To cause (dough) to puff up.
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Increase

To become more nearly full; to show more of the surface; to wax; as, the moon increases.
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Raise

To end (a siege) by withdrawing troops or forcing the enemy troops to withdraw.
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Increase

To augment or make greater in bulk, quantity, extent, value, or amount, etc.; to add to; to extend; to lengthen; to enhance; to aggravate; as, to increase one's possessions, influence.
I will increase the famine.
Make denialsIncrease your services.
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Raise

To remove or withdraw (an order).
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Addition or enlargement in size, extent, quantity, number, intensity, value, substance, etc.; augmentation; growth.
As if increase of appetite had grownBy what it fed on.
For things of tender kind for pleasure madeShoot up with swift increase, and sudden are decay'd.
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Raise

To increase (a poker bet).
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That which is added to the original stock by augmentation or growth; produce; profit; interest.
Take thou no usury of him, or increase.
Let them not live to taste this land's increase.
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Raise

To bet more than (a preceding bettor in poker).
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Progeny; issue; offspring.
All the increase of thy house shall die in the flower of their age.
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Raise

To increase the bid of (one's bridge partner).
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Increase

Generation.
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Raise

(Nautical) To bring into sight by approaching nearer
Raised the Cape.
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Increase

The period of increasing light, or luminous phase; the waxing; - said of the moon.
Seeds, hair, nails, hedges, and herbs will grow soonest if set or cut in the increase of the moon.
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To alter and increase fraudulently the written value of (a check, for example).
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Increase

A quantity that is added;
There was an addition to property taxes this year
They recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
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Raise

To cough up (phlegm).
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Increase

A change resulting in an increase;
The increase is scheduled for next month
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Raise

(Scots) To make angry; enrage.
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Increase

A process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important;
The increase in unemployment
The growth of population
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Raise

To increase a poker bet or a bridge bid.
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Increase

The amount by which something increases;
They proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare
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Raise

The act of raising or increasing.
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Increase

The act of increasing something;
He gave me an increase in salary
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Raise

An increase in salary.
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Increase

Become bigger or greater in amount;
The amount of work increased
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(physical) To cause to rise; to lift or elevate.
To raise your hand if you want to say something; to raise your walking stick to defend yourself
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Increase

Make bigger or more;
The boss finally increased her salary
The university increased the number of students it admitted
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Raise

To form by the accumulation of materials or constituent parts; to build up; to erect.
To raise a wall, or a heap of stones
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Increase

Escalation
The debate's intensity increased rapidly.
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Raise

To cause something to come to the surface of water.
The ship was raised ten years after it had sunk.
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(nautical) To cause (the land or any other object) to seem higher by drawing nearer to it.
To raise Sandy Hook light
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To make (bread, etc.) light, as by yeast or leaven.
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(figurative) To cause (a dead person) to live again; to resurrect.
The magic spell raised the dead from their graves!
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(military) To remove or break up (a blockade), either by withdrawing the ships or forces employed in enforcing it, or by driving them away or dispersing them.
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To relinquish (a siege), or cause this to be done.
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(transitive) To create, increase or develop.
We need to raise the motivation level in the company.
To raise the quality of the products; to raise the price of goods; to raise (increase) taxes
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Raise

To collect or amass.
To raise a lot of money for charity; to raise troops
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(obsolete) To call up the forces of, to raise the troops from.
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To bring up; to grow.
We visited a farm where they raise chickens.
Chew with your mouth shut — were you raised in a barn?
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Raise

To promote.
To raise somebody to office
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To mention (a question, issue) for discussion.
A few important questions were raised after the attack.
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(legal) To create; to constitute (a use, or a beneficial interest in property).
There should be some consideration (i.e., payment or exchange) to raise a use.
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To bring into being; to produce; to cause to arise, come forth, or appear.
Starting in January we will raise (introduce) taxes on all tobacco substitutes and vaping accessories.
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Raise

To establish contact with (e.g., by telephone or radio).
Despite all the call congestion, she was eventually able to raise the police.
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To respond to a bet by increasing the amount required to continue in the hand.
John bet, and Julie raised, requiring John to put in more money.
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(arithmetic) To exponentiate, to involute.
Two raised to the fifth power equals 32.
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To extract (a subject or other verb argument) out of an inner clause.
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To produce a vowel with the tongue positioned closer to the roof of the mouth.
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To increase the nominal value of (a cheque, money order, etc.) by fraudulently changing the writing or printing in which the sum payable is specified.
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To instantiate and transmit (an exception, by throwing it, or an event).
A division by zero will raise an exception.
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Raise

To open, initiate.
I will raise a trouble-ticket in order to correct this reporting issue.
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(US) pay raise: an increase in wages or salary.
The boss gave me a raise.
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(weightlifting) A shoulder exercise in which the arms are elevated against resistance.
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(curling) A shot in which the delivered stone bumps another stone forward.
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(poker) A bet that increases the previous bet.
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A cairn or pile of stones.
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To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a higher place; to lift upward; to elevate; to heave; as, to raise a stone or weight.
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To bring to a higher condition or situation; to elevate in rank, dignity, and the like; to increase the value or estimation of; to promote; to exalt; to advance; to enhance; as, to raise from a low estate; to raise to office; to raise the price, and the like.
This gentleman came to be raised to great titles.
The plate pieces of eight were raised three pence in the piece.
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To cause to rise up, or assume an erect position or posture; to set up; to make upright; as, to raise a mast or flagstaff.
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To increase the strength, vigor, or vehemence of; to excite; to intensify; to invigorate; to heighten; as, to raise the pulse; to raise the voice; to raise the spirits or the courage; to raise the heat of a furnace.
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To cause to spring up from a recumbent position, from a state of quiet, or the like; to awaken; to arouse.
They shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.
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To cause to arise, grow up, or come into being or to appear; to give rise to; to originate, produce, cause, effect, or the like.
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To elevate in degree according to some scale; as, to raise the pitch of the voice; to raise the temperature of a room.
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To rouse to action; to stir up; to incite to tumult, struggle, or war; to excite.
He commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind.
Æneas . . . employs his pains,In parts remote, to raise the Tuscan swains.
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To form by the accumulation of materials or constituent parts; to build up; to erect; as, to raise a lofty structure, a wall, a heap of stones.
I will raise forts against thee.
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To cause to rise, as by the effect of leaven; to make light and spongy, as bread.
Miss Liddy can dance a jig, and raise paste.
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To bring up from the lower world; to call up, as a spirit from the world of spirits; to recall from death; to give life to.
Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead ?
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To bring together; to collect; to levy; to get together or obtain for use or service; as, to raise money, troops, and the like.
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To cause (the land or any other object) to seem higher by drawing nearer to it; as, to raise Sandy Hook light.
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To cause to grow; to procure to be produced, bred, or propagated; to grow; as, to raise corn, barley, hops, etc.; toraise cattle.
I was raised, as they say in Virginia, among the mountains of the North.
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Raise

To create or constitute; as, to raise a use, that is, to create it.
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To bring into being; to produce; to cause to arise, come forth, or appear; - often with up.
I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee.
God vouchsafes to raise another worldFrom him [Noah], and all his anger to forget.
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To give rise to; to set agoing; to occasion; to start; to originate; as, to raise a smile or a blush.
Thou shalt not raise a false report.
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To give vent or utterance to; to utter; to strike up.
Soon as the prince appears, they raise a cry.
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To bring to notice; to submit for consideration; as, to raise a point of order; to raise an objection.
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The amount a salary is increased;
He got a 3% raise
He got a wage hike
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An upward slope or grade (as in a road);
The car couldn't make it up the rise
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Increasing the size of a bet (as in poker);
I'll see your raise and double it
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The act of raising something;
He responded with a lift of his eyebrow
Fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up
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Raise the level or amount of something;
Raise my salary
Raise the price of bread
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Raise from a lower to a higher position;
Raise your hands
Lift a load
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Cause to be heard or known; express or utter;
Raise a shout
Raise a protest
Raise a sad cry
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Collect funds for a specific purpose;
The President raised several million dollars for his college
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Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques;
The Bordeaux region produces great red wines
They produce good ham in Parma
We grow wheat here
We raise hogs here
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Bring up;
Raise a family
Bring up children
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Evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic;
Raise the specter of unemployment
He conjured wild birds in the air
Stir a disturbance
Call down the spirits from the mountain
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Move upwards;
Lift one's eyes
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Construct, build, or erect;
Raise a barn
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Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses);
Arouse pity
Raise a smile
Evoke sympathy
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Create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise;
Raise hell
Raise the roof
Raise Cain
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Raise in rank or condition;
The new law lifted many people from poverty
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Increase;
This will enhance your enjoyment
Heighten the tension
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Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position;
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
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Cause to puff up with a leaven;
Unleavened bread
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Raise

In bridge: bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
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Raise

Bet more than the previous player
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Raise

Cause to assemble or enlist in the military;
Raise an army
Recruit new soldiers
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Raise

Put forward for consideration or discussion;
Raise the question of promotions
Bring up an unpleasant topic
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Raise

Pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth;
Raise your `o'
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Raise

Activate or stir up;
Raise a mutiny
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Raise

Establish radio communications with;
They managed to raise Hanoi last night
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Raise

Multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
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Raise

Bring (a surface, a design, etc.) into relief and cause to project;
Raised edges
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Raise

Invigorate or heighten;
Lift my spirits
Lift his ego
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Raise

Put an end to;
Lift a ban
Raise a siege
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Raise

Cause to become alive again;
Raise from the dead
Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected
Upraising ghosts
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Raise

Elevate
Raised the flag at sunrise.
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Raise

Amplify
Raised her voice to be heard.
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Raise

Promote
Raised him to the position of manager.
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Raise

Increase
Raised the temperature of the room.
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Repeatedly Asked Queries

Do both words have similar meanings in finance?

They can overlap, like an increase in salary or a raise.
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Can 'increase' be used as a noun?

Yes, 'increase' can be a noun, indicating the amount or degree of growth.
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Can 'increase' be used without an object?

Yes, like "The temperature increased."
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Is 'raise' only used in physical contexts?

No, 'raise' can also imply increasing status or amounts, like in salary.
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Can 'increase' imply a decrease?

No, 'increase' always suggests growth or expansion.
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Can 'increase' indicate sudden change?

Yes, it can be gradual or sudden.
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Can 'increase' apply to abstract concepts?

Yes, like increasing knowledge.
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Can 'raise' be used in abstract contexts?

Yes, like raising awareness or standards.
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Is 'raise' used in construction?

Yes, like raising a building.
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Is 'raise' a common term in parenting?

Yes, as in "raising children."
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Can 'raise' be a noun?

Yes, indicating the amount raised.
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Can 'raise' imply responsibility?

Yes, like raising a child.
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Does 'raise' always require an object?

Typically, yes, like "Raise the flag."
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Is 'increase' used in scientific contexts?

Yes, like increasing temperature.
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Does 'increase' have a limit?

Not necessarily; it depends on context.
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Are 'increase' and 'raise' interchangeable?

Not always; they have distinct usages and contexts.
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Does 'raise' always mean upward movement?

Generally, but it can also imply elevation in status.
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Can 'increase' be involuntary?

Yes, like an involuntary price increase.
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Can 'increase' be used in a negative context?

Yes, like "increased risk."
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Does 'raise' have a passive form?

Yes, like "The funds were raised."
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