- An increase in wages.
verb (rais, ing)
- The boss gave me a .
- (weightlifting) A shoulder exercise in which the arms are elevated against resistance.
- (curling) A shot in which the delivered stone bumps another stone forward.
- (poker) A bet which raised the previous bet.
- To cause to rise.
- Raise your hand if want to say something.
- To collect.
- He raises a lot of money for charity.
- To be brought up; to mature
- Chew with your mouth shut — were you raised in a barn?
- (poker) To respond to an initial bet by increasing the amount required to continue in the hand.
- John bet, and Julie raised requiring John to put in more money.
- To create; to constitute (a use, or a beneficial interest in property).
- There should be some consideration (i.e. payment or exchange) to raise a use.
- Going back; receding.
- (genetics) Able to be covered up by a dominant trait.
verb (reduces, reducing, reduced)
- (transitive) To bring down the size, quantity, value or intensity of something; to diminish, to lower, to impair.
- to weight, speed, heat, expenses, price, personnel etc.
- (intransitive) To lose weight.
- (transitive) To bring to an inferior rank; to degrade, to demote.
- to a sergeant to the ranks
- An ancient but reduced family. --Sir W. Scott.
- Nothing so excellent but a man may fasten upon something belonging to it, to it. --Tillotson.
- Having reduced their foe to misery beneath their fears. --Milton.
- Hester Prynne was shocked at the condition to which she found the clergyman reduced. --Hawthorne.
- (transitive) To humble; to conquer; to subdue; to capture.
- to a province or a fort
- (transitive) To bring to an inferior state or condition.
- to a city to ashes
- (context, transitive, cooking) To decrease the liquid content of food by boiling much of its water off.
- (context, transitive, chemistry) To add electrons to or remove hydrogen.
- (context, transitive, metallurgy) To produce metal from ore by removing nonmetallic elements in a smelter.
- (context, transitive, math) To simplify an equation or formula without changing its value.
- resounding, Resounding, echoing.
- From across the valley came the sound of a distant church bell.
- bent, Bent backwards
- (linguistics): Of pronunciation in which the tip of the tongue is raised.
- An exaggerated use of the sound of the letter R
- inability, Inability to pronounce the letter R
- (linguistics): A linguistic phenomenon in which a consonant changes into an R, such as Latin flos, flos becoming florem, florem in the accusative case.
- Of an English accent, pronouncing the letter r wherever it appears, as in bar ((IPA, /bÉËr/)) and bard or barred ((IPA, /bÉËrd/)); this trait is common in most of the United States; many parts of the north of England; Scotland; and India.
- The unmowed part of a golf course.
- A crude person.
- (cricket) A scuffed and roughened area of the pitch, where the bowler's feet fall, used as a target by spin bowlers because of its unpredictable bounce.
- To create in an approximate form.
adjective (rough, er)
- Rough in the shape first, then polish the details.
- To physically assault someone in retribution for something specific.
- The gangsters roughed him up a little.
- Having a texture that has much friction. Not smooth; uneven.
- 2005, w:Plato, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. w:Stephanus pagination, 229e.
- : Teaching that's done by talking seems to have one path and another part which is smoother.
- approximate, Approximate.
- A rough estimate.
- turbulent, Turbulent.
- The sea was .
- difficult, Difficult; trying.
- Being a teenager these days can be .
- crude, Crude; unrefined
- His manners are a bit , but he means well.
- violent, Violent; not careful or subtle
- This box has been through some handling.
- past tense of "to round"
- Made into a circle or sphere.
- complete, Complete or balanced.
- (mathematics) Describing a number that has been changed to its nearest desired value.
- (botany) Ending in a broad arch.
- (linguistics, of a vowel) Pronounced with the lips rounded; see rounded vowel.
- Received Pronunciation
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- roleplay (both verb and noun)