English to Xhosa Meaning :: raise

Raise :
ukukhulisa
- ukukhulisawamvusakamisaukunyusa
 

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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.
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(1) raise up ::
vusa
Synonyms
Noun
1. pay increase ::
ukunyuselwa
2. salary increase ::
ukunyuselwa imivuzo
3. climb ::
bakhwela
4. heave ::
wokuphakanyiswa
Verb
5. lift ::
nyusa
6. set upright ::
wandimisa endaweni yokuma
7. increase ::
Nyusa
8. amplify ::
ikhulise
9. build ::
ukwakha
10. get ::
uthole
11. recruit ::
ziqashe
12. levy ::
levy
13. bring up ::
Phakamisa i
14. give rise to ::
kuphakame
15. breed ::
ezizalana
16. promote ::
ukukhuthaza
17. nurture ::
bazakhele
18. elevate ::
kuwenze
19. stir ::
ushu
20. advance ::
phambili
21. upraise ::
upraise
22. grow ::
ikhule
24. kindle ::
ilize
25. heighten ::
ekhulisa
26. leaven ::
igwele
Antonyms
1. drop ::
imenyu
2. lower ::
engezansi
Different Forms
raise, raised, raises, raising
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