raise prices


raise prices
make prices higher

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • raise — [rāz] vt. raised, raising [ME raisen < ON reisa, caus. of risa, to RISE] 1. a) to cause to rise; move to a higher level; lift; elevate b) to bring to or place in an upright position 2. to construct or erect (a building, etc.) …   English World dictionary

  • raise — ▪ I. raise raise 1 [reɪz] verb [transitive] 1. to increase an amount, number, or level: • We can cut the state budget or raise taxes. • The bank raised interest rates to 15%. 2. raise a question/​objection/​point etc to make people consider a… …   Financial and business terms

  • raise — raise1 W1S2 [reız] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move higher)¦ 2¦(increase)¦ 3¦(collect money)¦ 4¦(improve)¦ 5¦(start a subject)¦ 6¦(cause a reaction)¦ 7¦(move eyes or face)¦ 8¦(move upright)¦ 9¦(children)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • raise — 1 /reIz/ verb (T) 1 MOVE a) to move or lift something to a higher position, place, or level: Can you raise your arm above your head? | They re thinking of raising the ceiling in the kitchen. | The teacher raised his finger to his lips for silence …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • raise — raise1 [ reız ] verb transitive *** ▸ 1 put in higher position ▸ 2 increase ▸ 3 take care of children ▸ 4 collect money ▸ 5 mention something ▸ 6 cause feelings/reactions ▸ 7 farm animals/crops ▸ 8 build something ▸ 9 wake someone ▸ 10 in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • raise — I UK [reɪz] / US verb [transitive] Word forms raise : present tense I/you/we/they raise he/she/it raises present participle raising past tense raised past participle raised *** 1) to put something in a higher place or position He could hardly… …   English dictionary

  • raise — v. & n. v.tr. 1 put or take into a higher position. 2 (often foll. by up) cause to rise or stand up or be vertical; set upright. 3 increase the amount or value or strength of (raised their prices). 4 (often foll. by up) construct or build up. 5… …   Useful english dictionary

  • raise — /reɪz / (say rayz) verb (t) (raised, raising) 1. to move to a higher position; lift up; elevate: to raise one s hand. 2. to set upright; lift up. 3. to cause to rise or stand up. 4. Obsolete to rouse. 5. to build; erect: to raise a monument. 6.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • raise — /reɪz/ noun US an increase in salary ● He asked the boss for a raise. ● She is pleased – she has had her raise. ● She got her raise last month. (NOTE: The UK term is rise.) ■ verb 1. ♦ to raise an invoice to write out or print out an invoice ♦ to …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • raise*/*/*/ — [reɪz] verb [T] I 1) to lift something to a higher place or position A number of children raised their hands.[/ex] He slowly raised the cup to his lips.[/ex] 2) to lift yourself from a sitting or lying position She could barely raise herself out… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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