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Raise

A bog is a wetland that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses, and in a majority of cases, Sphagnum moss.

raise n 1: the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike" [syn: {rise}, {wage hike}, {hike}, {wage increase}, {salary increase}] 2: an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise" [syn: {ascent}, {acclivity}, {rise}, {climb}, {upgrade}] [ant: {descent}] 3: increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I'll see your raise and double it" 4: the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up" [syn: {lift}, {heave}] v 1: raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread" 2: raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load" [syn: {lift}, {elevate}, {get up}, {bring up}] [ant: {lower}] 3: cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry" 4: collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college" 5: 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" [syn: {grow}, {farm}, {produce}] 6: bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children" [syn: {rear}, {bring up}, {nurture}, {parent}] 7: 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" [syn: {conjure}, {conjure up}, {invoke}, {evoke}, {stir}, {call down}, {arouse}, {bring up}, {put forward}, {call forth}] 8: move upwards; "lift one's eyes" [syn: {lift}] 9: construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn" [syn: {erect}, {rear}, {set up}, {put up}] [ant: {level}] 10: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy" [syn: {arouse}, {elicit}, {enkindle}, {kindle}, {evoke}, {fire}, {provoke}] 11: create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain" 12: raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty" [syn: {lift}, {elevate}] 13: increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension" [syn: {enhance}, {heighten}] 14: 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" [syn: {promote}, {upgrade}, {advance}, {kick upstairs}, {elevate}] [ant: {demote}] 15: cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread" [syn: {leaven}, {prove}] 16: in bridge: bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level 17: bet more than the previous player 18: cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers" [syn: {recruit}, {levy}] 19: put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic" [syn: {bring up}] 20: pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'" 21: activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny" 22: establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night" 23: multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3 24: bring (a surface, a design, etc.) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges" 25: invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego" [syn: {lift}] 26: put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege" [syn: {lift}] 27: cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts" [syn: {resurrect}, {upraise}]

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whip in, whisper, whomp up, widen, widening, word, write, zenith

Raise \Raise\ (r[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raised} (r[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Raising}.] [OE. reisen, Icel. reisa, causative of r[=i]sa to rise. See {Rise}, and cf. {Rear} to raise.] [1913 Webster] 1. 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. Hence, figuratively: [1913 Webster] (a) 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. [1913 Webster] This gentleman came to be raised to great titles. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] The plate pieces of eight were raised three pence in the piece. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] (b) 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. [1913 Webster] (c) To elevate in degree according to some scale; as, to raise the pitch of the voice; to raise the temperature of a room. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. Hence: [1913 Webster] (a) To cause to spring up from a recumbent position, from a state of quiet, or the like; to awaken; to arouse. [1913 Webster] They shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep. --Job xiv. 12. [1913 Webster] (b) To rouse to action; to stir up; to incite to tumult, struggle, or war; to excite. [1913 Webster] He commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind. --Ps. cvii. 25. [1913 Webster] [AE]neas . . . employs his pains, In parts remote, to raise the Tuscan swains. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] (c) 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. [1913 Webster] Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead ? --Acts xxvi. 8. [1913 Webster] 3. 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. Hence, specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) 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. [1913 Webster] I will raise forts against thee. --Isa. xxix. 3. [1913 Webster] (b) To bring together; to collect; to levy; to get together or obtain for use or service; as, to raise money, troops, and the like. ``To raise up a rent.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] (c) To cause to grow; to procure to be produced, bred, or propagated; to grow; as, to raise corn, barley, hops, etc.; toraise cattle. ``He raised sheep.'' ``He raised wheat where none grew before.'' --Johnson's Dict. [1913 Webster] Note: In some parts of the United States, notably in the Southern States, raise is also commonly applied to the rearing or bringing up of children. [1913 Webster] I was raised, as they say in Virginia, among the mountains of the North. --Paulding. [1913 Webster] (d) To bring into being; to produce; to cause to arise, come forth, or appear; -- often with up. [1913 Webster] I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee. --Deut. xviii. 18. [1913 Webster] God vouchsafes to raise another world From him [Noah], and all his anger to forget. --Milton. [1913 Webster] (e) To give rise to; to set agoing; to occasion; to start; to originate; as, to raise a smile or a blush. [1913 Webster] Thou shalt not raise a false report. --Ex. xxiii. 1. [1913 Webster] (f) To give vent or utterance to; to utter; to strike up. [1913 Webster] Soon as the prince appears, they raise a cry. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] (g) To bring to notice; to submit for consideration; as, to raise a point of order; to raise an objection. [1913 Webster] 4. To cause to rise, as by the effect of leaven; to make light and spongy, as bread. [1913 Webster] Miss Liddy can dance a jig, and raise paste. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] 5. (Naut.) (a) To cause (the land or any other object) to seem higher by drawing nearer to it; as, to raise Sandy Hook light. (b) To let go; as in the command, Raise tacks and sheets, i. e., Let go tacks and sheets. [1913 Webster] 6. (Law) To create or constitute; as, to raise a use, that is, to create it. --Burrill. [1913 Webster] {To raise a blockade} (Mil.), 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. {To raise a check}, {note}, {bill of exchange}, etc., to increase fraudulently its nominal value by changing the writing, figures, or printing in which the sum payable is specified. {To raise a siege}, to relinquish an attempt to take a place by besieging it, or to cause the attempt to be relinquished. {To raise steam}, to produce steam of a required pressure. {To raise the wind}, to procure ready money by some temporary expedient. [Colloq.] {To raise Cain}, or {To raise the devil}, to cause a great disturbance; to make great trouble. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Syn: To lift; exalt; elevate; erect; originate; cause; produce; grow; heighten; aggravate; excite. [1913 Webster]

RAISE See {RSL}.

Rise

Rise Against is an American alternative punk band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in December 1999. The band currently consists of Tim McIlrath (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Zach Blair (lead guitar, backing vocals), Joe Principe (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Brandon Barnes (drums, percussion).

rise n 1: a growth in strength or number or importance [ant: {fall}] 2: the act of changing location in an upward direction [syn: {ascent}, {ascension}, {ascending}] 3: an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise" [syn: {ascent}, {acclivity}, {raise}, {climb}, {upgrade}] [ant: {descent}] 4: a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon" [syn: {rising}, {ascent}, {ascension}] [ant: {fall}] 5: the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike" [syn: {raise}, {wage hike}, {hike}, {wage increase}, {salary increase}] 6: the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises [syn: {upgrade}, {rising slope}] 7: a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground [syn: {lift}] 8: (theology) the origination of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost; "the emanation of the Holy Spirit"; "the rising of the Holy Ghost"; "the doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son" [syn: {emanation}, {procession}] 9: an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates" [syn: {boost}, {hike}, {cost increase}] 10: increase in price or value; "the news caused a general advance on the stock market" [syn: {advance}] v 1: move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows" [syn: {lift}, {arise}, {move up}, {go up}, {come up}, {uprise}] [ant: {descend}] 2: increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year" [syn: {go up}, {climb}] 3: rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded" [syn: {arise}, {uprise}, {get up}, {stand up}] [ant: {sit down}, {lie down}] 4: rise up; "The building rose before them" [syn: {lift}, {rear}] 5: come to the surface [syn: {surface}, {come up}, {rise up}] 6: become more extreme; "The tension heightened" [syn: {heighten}] 7: come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose" [syn: {originate}, {arise}, {develop}, {uprise}, {spring up}, {grow}] 8: be promoted, move to a better position [syn: {move up}] 9: go up or advance; "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered" [syn: {wax}, {mount}, {climb}] [ant: {wane}] 10: get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night" [syn: {get up}, {turn out}, {arise}, {uprise}] [ant: {go to bed}, {go to bed}] 11: rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list" [syn: {jump}, {climb up}] 12: increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room" [syn: {prove}] 13: become heartened or elated; "Her spirits rose when she heard the good news" 14: exert oneself to meet a challenge; "rise to a challenge"; "rise to the occasion" 15: take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance [syn: {rebel}, {arise}, {rise up}] 16: come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends" [syn: {come up}, {uprise}, {ascend}] [ant: {set}] 17: return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise" [syn: {resurrect}, {uprise}] [also: {rose}, {risen}]

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Rise \Rise\, n. 1. The act of rising, or the state of being risen. [1913 Webster] 2. The distance through which anything rises; as, the rise of the thermometer was ten degrees; the rise of the river was six feet; the rise of an arch or of a step. [1913 Webster] 3. Land which is somewhat higher than the rest; as, the house stood on a rise of land. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 4. Spring; source; origin; as, the rise of a stream. [1913 Webster] All wickednes taketh its rise from the heart. --R. Nelson. [1913 Webster] 5. Appearance above the horizon; as, the rise of the sun or of a planet. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. Increase; advance; augmentation, as of price, value, rank, property, fame, and the like. [1913 Webster] The rise or fall that may happen in his constant revenue by a Spanish war. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] 7. Increase of sound; a swelling of the voice. [1913 Webster] The ordinary rises and falls of the voice. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 8. Elevation or ascent of the voice; upward change of key; as, a rise of a tone or semitone. [1913 Webster] 9. The spring of a fish to seize food (as a fly) near the surface of the water. [1913 Webster]

Rise \Rise\, v. t. [See {Rise}, v. i.] 1. To go up; to ascend; to climb; as, to rise a hill. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To cause to rise; as, to rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water; to rise a ship, or bring it above the horizon by approaching it; to raise. Until we rose the bark we could not pretend to call it a chase. --W. C. Russell. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Rise \Rise\ (r[imac]z), v. i. [imp. {Rose} (r[=o]z); p. p. {Risen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rising}.] [AS. r[=i]san; akin to OS. r[=i]san, D. rijzen, OHG. r[=i]san to rise, fall, Icel. r[=i]sa, Goth. urreisan, G. reise journey. CF. {Arise}, {Raise}, {Rear}, v.] 1. To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to mount up. Specifically: (a) To go upward by walking, climbing, flying, or any other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a fish rises to the bait. [1913 Webster] (b) To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in air, cork in water, and the like. [1913 Webster] (c) To move upward under the influence of a projecting force; as, a bullet rises in the air. [1913 Webster] (d) To grow upward; to attain a certain height; as, this elm rises to the height of seventy feet. [1913 Webster] (e) To reach a higher level by increase of quantity or bulk; to swell; as, a river rises in its bed; the mercury rises in the thermometer. [1913 Webster] (f) To become erect; to assume an upright position; as, to rise from a chair or from a fall. [1913 Webster] (g) To leave one's bed; to arise; as, to rise early. [1913 Webster] He that would thrive, must rise by five. --Old Proverb. [1913 Webster] (h) To tower up; to be heaved up; as, the Alps rise far above the sea. [1913 Webster] (i) To slope upward; as, a path, a line, or surface rises in this direction. ``A rising ground.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster] (j) To retire; to give up a siege. [1913 Webster] He, rising with small honor from Gunza, . . . was gone. --Knolles. [1913 Webster] (k) To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light, as dough, and the like. [1913 Webster] 2. To have the aspect or the effect of rising. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) To appear above the horizont, as the sun, moon, stars, and the like. ``He maketh his sun to rise on the evil and the good.'' --Matt. v. 45. [1913 Webster] (b) To become apparent; to emerge into sight; to come forth; to appear; as, an eruption rises on the skin; the land rises to view to one sailing toward the shore. [1913 Webster] (c) To become perceptible to other senses than sight; as, a noise rose on the air; odor rises from the flower. [1913 Webster] (d) To have a beginning; to proceed; to originate; as, rivers rise in lakes or springs. [1913 Webster] A scepter shall rise out of Israel. --Num. xxiv. 17. [1913 Webster] Honor and shame from no condition rise. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. To increase in size, force, or value; to proceed toward a climax. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) To increase in power or fury; -- said of wind or a storm, and hence, of passion. ``High winde . . . began to rise, high passions -- anger, hate.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster] (b) To become of higher value; to increase in price. [1913 Webster] Bullion is risen to six shillings . . . the ounce. --Locke. [1913 Webster] (c) To become larger; to swell; -- said of a boil, tumor, and the like. [1913 Webster] (d) To increase in intensity; -- said of heat. [1913 Webster] (e) To become louder, or higher in pitch, as the voice. [1913 Webster] (f) To increase in amount; to enlarge; as, his expenses rose beyond his expectations. [1913 Webster] 4. In various figurative senses. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) To become excited, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel. [1913 Webster] At our heels all hell should rise With blackest insurrection. --Milton. [1913 Webster] No more shall nation against nation rise. --Pope. [1913 Webster] (b) To attain to a better social position; to be promoted; to excel; to succeed. [1913 Webster] Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall. --Shak. [1913 Webster] (c) To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; -- said of style, thought, or discourse; as, to rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence; a story rises in interest. [1913 Webster] (d) To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur. [1913 Webster] A thought rose in me, which often perplexes men of contemplative natures. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] (e) To come; to offer itself. [1913 Webster] There chanced to the prince's hand to rise An ancient book. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 5. To ascend from the grave; to come to life. [1913 Webster] But now is Christ risen from the dead. --1. Cor. xv. 20. [1913 Webster] 6. To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn; as, the committee rose after agreeing to the report. [1913 Webster] It was near nine . . . before the House rose. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 7. To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as, to rise a tone or semitone. [1913 Webster] 8. (Print.) To be lifted, or to admit of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; -- said of a form. [1913 Webster] Syn: To arise; mount; ascend; climb; scale. Usage: {Rise}, {Appreciate}. Some in America use the word appreciate for ``rise in value;'' as, stocks appreciate, money appreciates, etc. This use is not unknown in England, but it is less common there. It is undesirable, because rise sufficiently expresses the idea, and appreciate has its own distinctive meaning, which ought not to be confused with one so entirely different. [1913 Webster]

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  • raise: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • raise: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • raise: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • raise: The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03)
  • rise: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • rise: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • rise: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • rise: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • rise: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44

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