[rahy-poo r] /ˈraɪ pʊər/
a city in SE Madhya Pradesh, in E central India.
[res; French res] /rɛs; French rɛs/ noun 1. Gilles de, . [rahy] /raɪ/ noun 1. a style of Algerian popular music played on electric guitar, synthesizer, and percussion instruments. /French res/ noun 1. Gilles de (ʒil də). 1404–40, French nobleman who fought with Joan of Arc: marshal of France (1429–40). He was executed for the […]
[reyz] /reɪz/ verb (used with object), raised, raising. 1. to move to a higher position; lift up; elevate: to raise one’s hand; sleepy birds raising their heads and looking about. 2. to set upright: When the projection screen toppled, he quickly raised it again. 3. to cause to rise or stand up; rouse: The sound […]
- Raise a hand against
Also, lift one’s hand against. Threaten to hit or actually hit, as in She’s never raised a hand against the children. [ First half of 1500s ]
- Raise an objection
Protest, as in I’ll raise no objections to your proposed bill if you promise to support me next time. The use of raise in the sense of “bring up” or “mention” dates from the mid-1600s.