English to Samoan Meaning :: raise

Raise :
siʻi
- siʻifaatuinaSiisiitia
 

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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 ::
faatu
Synonyms
Noun
1. pay increase ::
faateleina totogi
2. salary increase ::
faateleina totogi
3. climb ::
aʻe
4. heave ::
heave
Verb
5. lift ::
siʻi
6. set upright ::
faatulaga tonu
7. increase ::
faateleina
8. amplify ::
faʻamau
9. build ::
fau
10. get ::
aumai
11. recruit ::
faʻatonu
12. levy ::
lafoga
13. bring up ::
ta'u mai
14. give rise to ::
tuuina atu i le tulai
15. breed ::
itūʻaiga
16. promote ::
uunaia
17. nurture ::
faafaileleina
18. elevate ::
siitia
19. stir ::
seu
20. advance ::
auʻiluma
21. upraise ::
upraise
22. grow ::
tupu
24. kindle ::
faamumūina
25. heighten ::
atili
26. leaven ::
mea faafefete
Antonyms
1. drop ::
pa'ū
2. lower ::
maualalo teisi
Different Forms
raise, raised, raises, raising
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