Hindi translation of 'raise'
raise /reɪz रेइज़्/
Word forms: raises, raising, raised
1. transitive verb
If you raise something, you move it to a higher position.
She went to the window and raised the blinds.
He raised his hand.
...a small raised platform.
2. transitive verb
If you raise the rate or level of something, you increase it.
The Republic of Ireland is expected to raise interest rates.
raise the rate/level/price of something
3. transitive verb
To raise the standard of something means to improve it.
स्तर बढ़ाना/उन्नत करना
We must raise the standard of teaching in England and Wales.
4. transitive verb
If you raise your voice, you speak more loudly.
5. transitive verb
If an event raises a particular emotion or question, it makes people feel the emotion or consider the question.
The news has raised hopes that the war may end soon.
raise a question/issue
SIMILAR WORDShighlightraise or rise?You say that someone raises something - it is a transitive verb and is usually followed by an object.
But you say that something rises - it is an intransitive verb, so it is not followed by an object and cannot be used in the passive. Rose is the past tense form of rise.
The government was forced to raise taxes.
some of the questions raised by the report
Car sales rose by nearly 10% in October.
6. transitive verb
If you raise a subject, objection, or question, you mention it or bring it to someone's attention.
He never raised the idea of marriage with me.
7. countable noun
In American English, a raise is an increase in your wages or salary. The British word is rise.
8. transitive verb
To raise money for a particular cause means to get people to donate money towards it.
9. transitive verb
To raise a child means to look after it until it is grown up.
10. transitive verb
To raise a particular type of animal or crop means to breed the animal or grow the crop.
You should be careful not to confuse the verbs raise and rise. Raise is a transitive verb and means 'to put or push something up', whereas rise is an intransitive verb and means 'to go up by itself'. Rise can also not be used in the passive. ...the government's decision to raise prices. The number of dead is likely to rise.
They raise sheep for meat, skins, and wool.
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Example Sentences Including 'raise'
But you will have to raise and lower the sail, and steer a little.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
There was a large Jewish population in the area and they did manage to raise the level of discussion and interest in the arts.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
He'd thrown Napier's mouth into the works to raise some information.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
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'raise' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يُعْلي
- Brazilian Portuguese: elevar
- Chinese: 提升
- Croatian: podići
- Czech: zvednout zvedat
- Danish: hæve
- Dutch: verhogen
- European Spanish: alzar
- Finnish: nostaa
- French: soulever
- German: hochheben
- Greek: σηκώνω
- Italian: alzare
- Japanese: 上げる
- Korean: 올리다
- Norwegian: heve
- Polish: podnieść podnosić
- Portuguese: elevar
- Romanian: a înălța
- Russian: поднимать
- Spanish: alzar
- Swedish: resa höja
- Thai: ยกขึ้น
- Turkish: yukarı kaldırmak
- Ukrainian: піднімати підняти
- Vietnamese: nâng lên
Translation of raise from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary