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 for Raised
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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[imac]sa to rise. See Rise, and cf. Rear to
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     1. To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a higher place;
        to lift upward; to elevate; to heave; as, to raise a stone
        or weight. Hence, figuratively: 
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        (a) To bring to a higher condition or situation; to
            elevate in rank, dignity, and the like; to increase
            the value or estimation of; to promote; to exalt; to
            advance; to enhance; as, to raise from a low estate;
            to raise to office; to raise the price, and the like.
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                  This gentleman came to be raised to great
                  titles.                           --Clarendon.
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                  The plate pieces of eight were raised three
                  pence in the piece.               --Sir W.
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        (b) To increase the strength, vigor, or vehemence of; to
            excite; to intensify; to invigorate; to heighten; as,
            to raise the pulse; to raise the voice; to raise the
            spirits or the courage; to raise the heat of a
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        (c) To elevate in degree according to some scale; as, to
            raise the pitch of the voice; to raise the temperature
            of a room.
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     2. To cause to rise up, or assume an erect position or
        posture; to set up; to make upright; as, to raise a mast
        or flagstaff. Hence: 
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        (a) To cause to spring up from a recumbent position, from
            a state of quiet, or the like; to awaken; to arouse.
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                  They shall not awake, nor be raised out of their
                  sleep.                            --Job xiv. 12.
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        (b) To rouse to action; to stir up; to incite to tumult,
            struggle, or war; to excite.
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                  He commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind.
                                                    --Ps. cvii.
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                  Aeneas . . . employs his pains,
                  In parts remote, to raise the Tuscan swains.
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        (c) To bring up from the lower world; to call up, as a
            spirit from the world of spirits; to recall from
            death; to give life to.
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                  Why should it be thought a thing incredible with
                  you, that God should raise the dead ? --Acts
                                                    xxvi. 8.
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     3. To cause to arise, grow up, or come into being or to
        appear; to give rise to; to originate, produce, cause,
        effect, or the like. Hence, specifically: 
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        (a) To form by the accumulation of materials or
            constituent parts; to build up; to erect; as, to raise
            a lofty structure, a wall, a heap of stones.
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                  I will raise forts against thee.  --Isa. xxix.
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        (b) To bring together; to collect; to levy; to get
            together or obtain for use or service; as, to raise
            money, troops, and the like. "To raise up a rent."
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        (c) To cause to grow; to procure to be produced, bred, or
            propagated; to grow; as, to raise corn, barley, hops,
            etc.; toraise cattle. "He raised sheep." "He raised
            wheat where none grew before." --Johnson's Dict.
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     Note: In some parts of the United States, notably in the
           Southern States, raise is also commonly applied to the
           rearing or bringing up of children.
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                 I was raised, as they say in Virginia, among the
                 mountains of the North.            --Paulding.
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        (d) To bring into being; to produce; to cause to arise,
            come forth, or appear; -- often with up.
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                  I will raise them up a prophet from among their
                  brethren, like unto thee.         --Deut. xviii.
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                  God vouchsafes to raise another world
                  From him [Noah], and all his anger to forget.
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        (e) To give rise to; to set agoing; to occasion; to start;
            to originate; as, to raise a smile or a blush.
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                  Thou shalt not raise a false report. --Ex.
                                                    xxiii. 1.
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        (f) To give vent or utterance to; to utter; to strike up.
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                  Soon as the prince appears, they raise a cry.
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        (g) To bring to notice; to submit for consideration; as,
            to raise a point of order; to raise an objection.
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     4. To cause to rise, as by the effect of leaven; to make
        light and spongy, as bread.
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              Miss Liddy can dance a jig, and raise paste.
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     5. (Naut.)
        (a) To cause (the land or any other object) to seem higher
            by drawing nearer to it; as, to raise Sandy Hook
        (b) To let go; as in the command, Raise tacks and sheets,
            i. e., Let go tacks and sheets.
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     6. (Law) To create or constitute; as, to raise a use, that
        is, to create it. --Burrill.
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     To raise a blockade (Mil.), to remove or break up a
        blockade, either by withdrawing the ships or forces
        employed in enforcing it, or by driving them away or
        dispersing them.
     To raise a check, note, bill of exchange, etc., to
        increase fraudulently its nominal value by changing the
        writing, figures, or printing in which the sum payable is
     To raise a siege, to relinquish an attempt to take a place
        by besieging it, or to cause the attempt to be
     To raise steam, to produce steam of a required pressure.
     To raise the wind, to procure ready money by some temporary
        expedient. [Colloq.]
     To raise Cain, or To raise the devil, to cause a great
        disturbance; to make great trouble. [Slang]
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     Syn: To lift; exalt; elevate; erect; originate; cause;
          produce; grow; heighten; aggravate; excite.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Raised \Raised\ (r[=a]zd), a.
     1. Lifted up; showing above the surroundings; as, raised or
        embossed metal work.
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     2. Leavened; made with leaven, or yeast; -- used of bread,
        cake, etc., as distinguished from that made with cream of
        tartar, soda, etc. See Raise, v. t., 4.
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     Raised beach. See under Beach, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: located or moved above the surround or above the normal
             position; "a raised design"; "raised eyebrows" [ant:
      2: embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or
         embroidery; "brocaded silk"; "an embossed satin"; "embossed
         leather"; "raised needlework"; "raised metalwork" [syn:
         brocaded, embossed, raised]
      3: increased in amount or degree; "raised temperature" [syn:
         raised(a), elevated]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  112 Moby Thesaurus words for "raised":
     accelerated, aggrandized, ampliate, amplified, assembled,
     augmented, beefed-up, bloated, bold, boosted, bossed, bossy,
     broadened, brought about, built, built-up, cast, caused, chased,
     constructed, crafted, created, crescendoed, custom, custom-built,
     custom-made, deepened, done, effectuated, elevated, embossed,
     enhanced, enlarged, erect, exalted, executed, expanded, extended,
     extracted, fabricated, fashioned, forged, formed, gathered, grown,
     handcrafted, handmade, harvested, heightened, high, hiked,
     homemade, homespun, in relief, increased, inflated, intensified,
     jazzed up, lifted, lofty, machine-made, machined, made,
     made to order, magnified, man-made, manufactured, mass-produced,
     milled, mined, molded, multiplied, on stilts, performed, prefab,
     prefabricated, processed, produced, proliferated, put together,
     rampant, ready-for-wear, ready-formed, ready-made, ready-prepared,
     ready-to-wear, refined, reinforced, shaped, smelted, spread,
     stand-up, stiffened, stilted, straight-up, strengthened, sublime,
     swollen, tightened, upcast, upflung, uplifted, upped, upraised,
     upreared, upright, upstanding, upthrown, well-built,
     well-constructed, well-made, widened

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