raise+to+higher+rank

  • 1 raise — ► VERB 1) lift or move to a higher position or level. 2) set upright. 3) increase the amount, level, or strength of. 4) promote to a higher rank. 5) cause to be heard, felt, or considered: doubts have been raised. 6) build (a structure). 7) …

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  • 2 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… …

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  • 3 raise — verb 1》 lift or move to a higher position or level.     ↘set upright. 2》 construct or build (a structure). 3》 increase the amount, level, or strength of: Don t raise your voice at me!     ↘promote to a higher rank.     ↘(raise something to)… …

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  • 4 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… …

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  • 5 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.) …

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  • 6 raise — I. verb (raised; raising) Etymology: Middle English reisen, raisen, from Old Norse reisa more at rear Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to cause or help to rise to a standing position 2. a. awaken, arouse …

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  • 7 raise — raisable, raiseable, adj. raiser, n. /rayz/, v., raised, raising, n. v.t. 1. to move to a higher position; lift up; elevate: to raise one s hand; sleepy birds raising their heads and looking about. 2. to set upright: When the projection screen… …

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  • 8 raise — [[t]reɪz[/t]] v. raised, rais•ing, n. 1) to move to a higher position; lift up; elevate: to raise one s hand[/ex] 2) to set upright 3) to cause to rise or stand up; rouse 4) to increase the height or vertical measurement of 5) to increase in… …

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  • 9 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.… …

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  • 10 raise — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. lift, elevate; [a]rouse, stir up, incite; muster, collect; resurrect; erect, build, exalt, honor; increase; cultivate, breed. See elevation, excitement, convexity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. increase …

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  • 11 promote an officer to the rank of — raise an officer s rank to , give an officer a higher rank of …

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  • 12 Academic rank — Academic organizations typically have a rather rigid set of ranks. Those listed below refer specifically to universities, although colleges and other institutions may follow a similar schema. Argentina (National Universities)Academic… …

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  • 13 Private (rank) — A Private is a soldier of the lowest military rank (equivalent to NATO Rank Grades OR 1 to OR 3 depending on the force served in). The term dates from the Middle Ages, where privates were known as private soldiers (a term still used in the United …

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  • 14 To raise a blockade — 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 …

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  • 15 To raise a check — 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 …

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  • 16 To raise a siege — 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 …

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  • 17 To raise Cain — 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 …

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  • 18 To raise steam — 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 …

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  • 19 To raise the devil — 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 …

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  • 20 To raise the wind — 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 …

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