raise

Part of speech: verb

To move upward; lift; exalt.

Part of speech: verb

To produce; rear.

Part of speech: verb

To bring to an end, as a siege.

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Usage examples "raise":

  1. I struggled for breath and tried to raise myself. - "Daisy in the Field", Elizabeth Wetherell.
  2. Millions of troops we might indeed raise, but we could not train them in three or four months, and, even though we could perform such a miracle, it was ridiculous to suppose that we could transport them to Europe through the submarine danger zone. - "The Victory At Sea", William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick.
  3. He would try to raise it! - "Donal Grant", George MacDonald.