English to Afrikaans Meaning :: raise

Raise :
in te samel
verhoging - in te samelverhoogopgewekverhogingsverhoging
 
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Noun(1) the amount a salary is increased(2) an upward slope or grade (as in a road(3) increasing the size of a bet (as in poker(4) the act of raising something
Verb(1) raise the level or amount of something(2) raise from a lower to a higher position(3) cause to be heard or known; express or utter(4) collect funds for a specific purpose(5) cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques(6) look after a child until it is an adult(7) summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic(8) move upwards(9) construct, build, or erect(10) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses(11) create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise(12) raise in rank or condition(13) increase(14) give a promotion to or assign to a higher position(15) cause to puff up with a leaven(16) bid (one's partner's suit

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(1) in late April Henry decided to raise the siege(2) Besides, she thought, a little excitement would help raise her spirits.(3) raise the number to the power of 4(4) Lee tried to throw a punch at his nemesis, but couldn't raise his arm above the level of his belt.(5) to raise hope in sb(6) The workers raise chickens, grow their own vegetables, have a fish tank and rent out space for horses.(7) Squeeze with your glutes and hamstrings to push your hips forward and raise your torso back to the upright position.(8) It is up to them to decide whether to raise the ship.(9) 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.(10) But when the slums are burnt down to raise high rise buildings, they are completely quiet, they don't protest.(11) They will raise an interim invoice in respect of the work that the claims manager will carry out on the case.(12) divers have located and hope to raise the submarine(13) 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.(14) he wants a raise and some perks(15) to raise the flag(16) Routinely calling each raise from the blind may cost you quite a bit of money.
Related Words
(1) raise up ::
opwek
(2) to raise ::
om op te lig
(3) raise money ::
samel geld in
(4) raise hand ::
steek hand op
(5) raise funds ::
fondse in te samel
(6) raise hell ::
verhoog die hel
(7) get a raise ::
kry 'n verhoging
(8) raise children ::
samel kinders
(9) raise a family ::
verhoog 'n gesin
(10) raise the roof ::
verhoog die dak
Synonyms
Noun
1. pay increase ::
toename betaal
2. salary increase ::
salaris verhoging
3. climb ::
klim
4. heave ::
afgee
Verb
5. lift ::
lift
6. set upright ::
stel regop
7. increase ::
Verhoog
8. amplify ::
versterk
9. build ::
bou
10. get ::
kry
11. recruit ::
werf
12. levy ::
heffing
13. bring up ::
bring op
14. give rise to ::
aanleiding gee tot
15. breed ::
broei
16. promote ::
bevorder
17. nurture ::
koester
18. elevate ::
verhef
19. stir ::
opskudding
20. advance ::
bevorder
21. upraise ::
upraise
22. grow ::
groei
24. kindle ::
aansteek
25. heighten ::
verhoog
26. leaven ::
suurdeeg
Antonyms
1. drop ::
drop
2. lower ::
laer
Different Forms
raise, raised, raises, raising
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

...is gonna raise us
a pile of money taller than...

...is gonna RAISE us a pile of money taller than...

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 4


How long will it take them
to raise another army?

How long will it take them to RAISE another army?

Vikings Season 1, Episode 7


Well, that would raise
a number of problems.

Well, that would RAISE a number of problems.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 24


Yeah, you know, like in Star Trek when
you\'re in battle and you raise the shields?

Yeah, you know, like in Star Trek when you're in battle and you RAISE the shields?

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 19


Haven\'t gotten a raise at work.
Haven\'t even had sex in six months.

Haven't gotten a RAISE at work. Haven't even had sex in six months.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 3


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