raise vs raze

raise raze

Definitions

  • 1) The act of raising or increasing.
  • 2) An increase in salary.
  • 3) In mining, a rise; a riser; an opening at the back of a level to connect it to the level above.
  • 4) A raising or lifting; removal by lifting or taking away, as of obstructions.
  • 5) A raising or enlarging in amount; an increase or advance: as, a raise of wages; a raise of the stakes in gaming.
  • 6) Something raised, elevated, or built up; an ascent; a rise; a pile; a cairn.
  • 7) A dialectal (Scotch) preterit of rise.
  • 8) An acquisition; a getting or procuring by special effort, as of money or chattels: as, to make a raise of a hundred dollars.
  • 9) To make contact with by radio.
  • 10) To bring up; rear.
  • 11) To gather together; collect.
  • 12) To bring about; provoke.
  • 13) To increase a poker bet or a bridge bid.
  • 14) To cause to arise, appear, or exist.
  • 15) To voice; utter.
  • 16) To cause (dough) to puff up.
  • 17) Nautical To bring into sight by approaching nearer.
  • 18) To improve in rank or dignity; promote.
  • 19) To increase the bid of (one's bridge partner).
  • 20) To alter and increase fraudulently the written value of (a check, for example).
  • 21) Scots To make angry; enrage.
  • 22) To erect or build.
  • 23) To awaken; arouse.
  • 24) To increase in intensity, degree, strength, or pitch.
  • 25) To increase in size, quantity, or worth.
  • 26) To remove or withdraw (an order).
  • 27) To set in an upright or erect position.
  • 28) To end (a siege) by withdrawing troops or forcing the enemy troops to withdraw.
  • 29) To put forward for consideration: synonym: broach.
  • 30) To bet more than (a preceding bettor in poker).
  • 31) To cough up (phlegm).
  • 32) To move to a higher position; elevate: synonym: lift.
  • 33) To breed and care for to maturity.
  • 34) To stir up; instigate.
  • 35) To increase (a poker bet).
  • 36) To accustom to something from an early age.
  • 37) To grow, especially in quantity; cultivate.
  • 38) (Cain/the devil) /hell) To reprimand someone angrily.
  • 39) (raise eyebrows) To cause surprise or mild disapproval.
  • 40) (Cain/the devil) /hell) To behave in a rowdy or disruptive fashion.
  • 41) (raise the stakes) To increase one's commitment or involvement.

Definitions

  • 1) obsolete A Shakespearean word (used once) supposed to mean the same as race, a root.
  • 2) An obsolete form of racc.
  • 3) A swinging fence set up in a watercourse to prevent the passage of cattle.
  • 4) transitive To demolish; to level to the ground.
  • 5) transitive To scrape as if with a razor.
  • 6) tear down so as to make flat with the ground
  • 7) Seerase.
  • 8) To scrape or shave off.
  • 9) To level to the ground; demolish. synonym: destroy.
  • 10) To erase.
  • 11) To erase; to efface; to obliterate.
  • 12) To subvert from the foundation; to lay level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to demolish.

Examples

  • 1) Tonight is all about raising money and awareness for veterans worldwide.
  • 2) We just have to find a different way to raise the money.
  • 3) Vertical introductions are rarely a way of raising prices.
  • 4) The move has raised hopes it could boost investor payouts and launch share buybacks.
  • 5) But his comments raise some interesting questions.
  • 6) Now two petitions have raised enough for her.
  • 7) You can reduce the neck twist by raising one side of your body with a pillow.
  • 8) It also raises the longstanding dilemma of whether gorillas should be in captivity at all.
  • 9) Their disappearances have sent a shiver through liberal civil society and raised fears of a sinister new crackdown.
  • 10) The fog was now thinning, and the crew raised two flags.
  • 11) He says he plans to appeal in a bid to get it raised to five games.
  • 12) Used to be my chemistry teacher before he needed to raise money for medical bills.
  • 13) The move will raise fears over safety by having more women in the frontline.
  • 14) The solutions suggested yesterday raise as many questions as they do answers.
  • 15) She bore him two sons and raised his eldest.
  • 16) This raises the question of when one will overtake the other.
  • 17) The result is an extraordinarily eclectic mixture that has drawn applause but also raised a few eyebrows.
  • 18) The red flags were raised some time ago.
  • 19) You meet where cash is being raised for good causes.
  • 20) You can do your bit to raise awareness by watching.
  • 21) Now she was trying to raise money to set up an arts project.
  • 22) The move raises the prospect that motorists could face fines for overtaking too close to cyclists.
  • 23) The new emphasis on conventional warfare has also raised questions about political control of conflict.
  • 24) No one thought to raise the matter of the financial crisis.
  • 25) Clearly the forensic issues raised will cause us to look at other cases.
  • 26) You discover the showbiz side of your personality when friends get together to raise money for a charity.
  • 27) More recently there have been a number of stories raising concern about what is happening in Iran.
  • 28) This autumn the big six suppliers have raised their prices by an average of 9.1 per cent.
  • 29) Sources in both companies moved to damp down fears raised by British trade unions.
  • 30) The companies involved will increase the number of four-star hotels and raise the price of overnight stays.
  • 31) It has raised some questions about some client conflict, where competing brands are run by the same agency.
  • 32) ‘Kim yelled from the platform as she raised her arms and closed her eyes.’
  • 33) ‘I didn't notice that the easel was on a platform raised seven inches above the ground.’
  • 34) ‘Lee tried to throw a punch at his nemesis, but couldn't raise his arm above the level of his belt.’
  • 35) ‘The cargo worker had raised the loader platform level with the luggage hold and stepped into the hold to check everything before the flight.’
  • 36) ‘His injuries are still with him; he cannot raise his arms above his shoulders; he still has a slight limp.’
  • 37) ‘However carried away you get, don't raise your arms above your head.’
  • 38) ‘To this day, he cannot raise his arms above his shoulders.’
  • 39) ‘This pain usually is worse when you raise your arm or lift something above your head.’
  • 40) ‘Holding your left arm steady, raise your right arm above your head.’
  • 41) ‘An equally well worked move resulted in Duffy raising the green flag at the other end.’
  • 42) ‘Grasp a dumbbell in each hand, and raise your arms straight above your head, keeping elbows slightly bent.’
  • 43) ‘Some suggested that the road could be raised above normal flood levels.’
  • 44) ‘The soldiers swept into a police station in the compound and raised a flag above it.’
  • 45) ‘Have the trains been raised or the platforms lowered since the Alice to Darwin leg was built?’
  • 46) ‘He only stood still, fists raised in a defensive stance as he tried to relocate his opponent.’
  • 47) ‘When the stadium plan was put to a vote in the audience, not one hand was raised in support.’
  • 48) ‘Some people stood with their arms raised, as if in blessing, and they swayed slightly as they prayed.’
  • 49) ‘Sit or stand with one arm raised to shoulder height in front of your body, elbow bent.’
  • 50) ‘The feeling of suspicion faded as soon as she breathed the cool air of the night, the cigar smoke fading into a memory as she moved forward, raising her hood over her curls.’
  • 51) ‘They suggest raising the proposed buildings on the site and demolishing and remodelling the existing stone flood barrier on the banks of the Aire to ease the flow in times of flooding.’
  • 52) ‘It is slowly raised upright, a careful job made more arduous by high heat and humidity.’
  • 53) ‘Squeeze with your glutes and hamstrings to push your hips forward and raise your torso back to the upright position.’
  • 54) ‘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.’
  • 55) ‘The other two guards were stunned to see their partner raised from the ground, but their shock lasted only a heartbeat.’
  • 56) ‘He wept and lay face down on the ground until the emperor sent his servants over to raise him up and bring him.’
  • 57) ‘But what distinguishes the worst architect from the best of bees is this, that the architect raises his structure in imagination before he erects it in reality.’
  • 58) ‘By raising the mill structure, the work caused the River Sow to back up upstream leading to flooding in the southern part of the town.’
  • 59) ‘After the barn was raised, I built a cowshed and horse stall on the east side.’
  • 60) ‘In April we built propagation tables and raised the frame for the greenhouse.’
  • 61) ‘Basically, it appeared it would be easier to get permission to build a nuclear reactor in downtown Toronto then raise a wind turbine.’
  • 62) ‘But when the slums are burnt down to raise high rise buildings, they are completely quiet, they don't protest.’
  • 63) ‘It collided with the ground, raising up a good deal of dirt and dust.’
  • 64) ‘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.’
  • 65) ‘Cousteau raised the vessel and had it transported to France to await restoration.’
  • 66) ‘Divers have been visiting the wreck for the first time since the main part of the ship was raised in 1982.’
  • 67) ‘He thinks that if he can raise the boat he can refloat his dad, but he needs $5,000.’
  • 68) ‘It is up to them to decide whether to raise the ship.’
  • 69) ‘In December the Council raised the vessel, with the use of airbags, then towed it to a slipway before pumping it out.’
  • 70) ‘He even turned his hand to inventing, designing, among other things, a device for raising sunken vessels and a smoke helmet for firemen.’
  • 71) ‘The submarine could not be raised for six weeks, at which time the bodies on board were recovered’
  • 72) ‘He was part of a diving group that were using inflatable equipment to raise a boat which had gone down earlier.’
  • 73) ‘The Manx government spent more than £1 million on the recovery operation, using divers to retrieve the bodies in February and finally raising the boat in June.’
  • 74) ‘It was not until the middle of March that the submarine was raised properly and the bodies of the dead could be recovered.’
  • 75) ‘One thing that fascinated me on hearing that the Russians were bent on raising the crippled sub was exactly how one goes about lifting it, with live torpedoes still aboard?’
  • 76) ‘He said an attempt would be made to raise the submarine from the seabed and that financial assistance will be offered to the families of the dead.’
  • 77) ‘Earlier this year another group found and raised the ship's bell and the name was confirmed.’
  • 78) ‘Nobody is suggesting that munitions be raised to the surface.’
  • 79) ‘Attached were the steel cables that would allow the Kursk to be raised to the surface.’
  • 80) ‘We'll do whatever it takes to recover the bodies and to raise the submarine and to figure it out.’
  • 81) ‘The Japan Coast Guard filmed the body of the ship last week using an underwater camera, and plans to conduct a further probe in late April using divers and submersible vessels before raising it.’
  • 82) ‘Last month experts began the tricky task of raising the first section, the range finder - the first move in what is expected to be at least a three-year operation.’
  • 83) ‘In stark contrast to the days in which this unseen force served, the boats have now been raised as monuments for all to see.’
  • 84) ‘Added to selective breeding is another step, another human act, that of using yeast to raise the bread or ferment the wine.’
  • 85) ‘French pastrycooks make beignets - yeast raised jam-filled doughnuts.’
  • 86) ‘The increase comes amidst reports that all banks are set to raise interest rates after years of offering cheap credit.’
  • 87) ‘It is the fourth time the Bank has raised interest rates since November.’
  • 88) ‘Last week, both the United States Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank raised interest rates.’
  • 89) ‘The Bank of England has raised interest rates four times since last November.’
  • 90) ‘The central bank is likely to raise interest rates in the next two months in response to domestic inflation topping 5%.’
  • 91) ‘It is one of my aims to try to raise the level of awareness of the charity in the area and to encourage recruitment.’
  • 92) ‘The institute found that an increase in credit provision raises the rate of insolvencies.’
  • 93) ‘The bizarre sight of two snorkellers in wetsuits and extreme wet weather gear at the crossroads in Regent Street was aimed at raising awareness of how climate change is increasing the risk of flooding.’
  • 94) ‘Read has been active for 23 years and aims to raise the quality of education and increase the literacy rate in South Africa.’
  • 95) ‘Until now, health officials have had to work hard to raise awareness and increase demand for the flu shots among these groups.’
  • 96) ‘The night is being organised by World Snooker as part of their initiative aimed at increasing participation levels and raising playing standards within snooker.’
  • 97) ‘We have worked hard over the last few months to raise the awareness and interest for broadband and had a meeting on Monday evening to collate all the forms.’
  • 98) ‘His role will be to raise awareness and increase the political will to tackle the disease.’
  • 99) ‘The children and young people of our area are taking the lead in raising awareness of the amount of litter and vandalism on our streets and parks.’
  • 100) ‘Voices raised now stand an excellent chance of being heard.’
  • 101) ‘That nod-and-wink style of governing needlessly raises business risk.’
  • 102) ‘But there are some advantages in taking direct action: it certainly raises public awareness.’
  • 103) ‘Besides, she thought, a little excitement would help raise her spirits.’
  • 104) ‘And part of his brief includes managing the facility and raising its profile within the local community.’
  • 105) ‘The rankings reflect how education systems manage to raise the achievement of less able pupils.’
  • 106) ‘Auchinleck's successful career in the Indian Army had, by 1939, raised him to the rank of maj-general.’
  • 107) ‘Thus by virtue of her humility she was raised to a higher rank.’
  • 108) ‘He deftly sidestepped the falls of Anne Boleyn and Thomas Cromwell and was raised to the peerage.’
  • 109) ‘Thomson was knighted in 1866 and raised to the peerage as Lord Kelvin of Largs in 1892.’
  • 110) ‘In September 1945 he was raised to the peerage, and retired the following March.’
  • 111) ‘You need only know about raising a number to a power -- multiplying it by itself a certain number of times: for example, 2³ (2 raised to the power of 3) = 2 x 2 x 2 = 8.’
  • 112) ‘Evaluate phi and raise it to the power 4 on your calculator.’
  • 113) ‘The recipe in this case is to take each prime p from 2 to infinity, raise it to the power s, then after some further arithmetic multiply together the terms for all p.’
  • 114) ‘They raise serious doubts about her past and present conduct, and whether she should have been allowed to settle in Australia.’
  • 115) ‘There is nothing to forgive anyone for; no one need feel guilty about raising any doubts about the proposal.’
  • 116) ‘He raises some doubts about some of this information.’
  • 117) ‘Reasonable doubt has been raised about the accuracy of the survey.’
  • 118) ‘He instantly raised the alarm and neighbours entered the smoke filled kitchen and pulled her from the dwelling.’
  • 119) ‘The committee also raised doubts about the Ministry's ability to learn the lessons from previous conflicts.’
  • 120) ‘More broadly, this raises not just a practical point but a moral one.’
  • 121) ‘Nowhere during the campaign did I hear or see the question of support for poorer students raised with candidates or in the media.’
  • 122) ‘The group use the hand waves to signal their agreement or disagreement, and a minute-taker speaks only to clarify points raised.’
  • 123) ‘It was only in response to the application that the issue of retroactive child support was raised.’
  • 124) ‘New public management, with its heavy emphasis on networks and partnerships, raises new questions about record keeping.’
  • 125) ‘Other stories in this issue also raise what might be called legacy questions.’
  • 126) ‘Another issue raised by submitters was the extension to the criminal limitation period.’
  • 127) ‘The decision to build a centre was first raised at a local meeting in 2000.’
  • 128) ‘These findings necessarily raise disturbing questions about the validity of the opinions expressed by medical experts in the courts.’
  • 129) ‘We were just in the process of proceeding to a party vote when points of order were raised about the calling of the voice vote.’
  • 130) ‘A point of order was raised earlier concerning the lodging of written questions.’
  • 131) ‘I hope I clarified some of the questions without raising too many others.’
  • 132) ‘Workers claim that they have been harassed and intimidated after complaining about working conditions and raising the issue of unionization.’
  • 133) ‘The ease with which electronic content can be copied and reproduced raises a multitude of copyright, trademark, database and passing off issues.’
  • 134) ‘They will raise an interim invoice in respect of the work that the claims manager will carry out on the case.’
  • 135) ‘Although the computer was used to raise invoices it did not print a sales day book.’
  • 136) ‘We would then raise an invoice for £75k with standard payment terms.’
  • 137) ‘She has not been allowed to see documents to prove a travel warrant was raised.’
  • 138) ‘Invoice discounting provides a company with cash against invoices raised to trade debtors.’
  • 139) ‘Emma campaigned for years, raising a petition and badgering councillors.’
  • 140) ‘The campaign is being led by a teacher who has raised a petition calling on highway chiefs to take action.’
  • 141) ‘They raised two petitions and sent 64 letters of objection.’
  • 142) ‘A petition was raised condemning the council's actions and Smith was voted out of office in that year's elections.’
  • 143) ‘Residents insisted a petition be raised to ensure that all villagers could support the council's position.’
  • 144) ‘We are raising a petition, organising meetings and we are going to write to the Pope.’
  • 145) ‘He also agreed the false invoice raised to cover the donation was unorthodox.’
  • 146) ‘Workers at the factory are raising a petition protesting against the move.’
  • 147) ‘I explained that the only way to do this with the speed they required was to raise a purchase order.’
  • 148) ‘Any further delay in raising a purchase order will make it more likely that this critical phase in the project will not be delivered within your desired time-scales.’
  • 149) ‘Different student clubs within the community are planning events to raise funds and provide resources for the relief effort.’
  • 150) ‘The money raised by this collection was used to paint the corridors of the school.’
  • 151) ‘He had to sell part of the stamp collection to raise funds.’
  • 152) ‘A bring and buy sale at the library on Saturday attracted a lot of support and raised £400.’
  • 153) ‘The royal bodyguard and a navy were maintained and the revenue to support them raised.’
  • 154) ‘The raffle raised £80 to support an orphanage for street children in Romania.’
  • 155) ‘The school raised £50,000 in support of its bid, which will mean a massive funding boost if it succeeds.’
  • 156) ‘Supporters have raised more than £100,000 towards the planned takeover deal.’
  • 157) ‘The money raised provides ongoing support for AIDS orphaned children in Zambia.’
  • 158) ‘The campaign helped the company raise money and generate partnership interest.’
  • 159) ‘The club flourished and became a limited company in 1894 and capital was raised to build a new super stadium at Burnden Park.’
  • 160) ‘The funding to purchase these properties was raised from individual investors who purchased shares in the companies.’
  • 161) ‘She pledged to raise cash to buy play equipment so that residents could build a new play park.’
  • 162) ‘They had built Fort St. David in Cuddalore and they raised an army here and began their ascent to power.’
  • 163) ‘Trustees who run the facility are trying to raise £800,000 to build a roof so it can be used all year and generate more cash.’
  • 164) ‘There is little prospect of raising the required amount.’
  • 165) ‘Put another way, the government cannot raise large amounts of revenue from a tax that can easily be avoided.’
  • 166) ‘Clark hopes to raise up to $50 million from investors in the first year.’
  • 167) ‘He was finally appointed lieutenant colonel and authorized to raise a regiment.’
  • 168) ‘They raised a force of 6,000 to join the army - raw recruits, including many London apprentices.’
  • 169) ‘One of the strangest things that happens to you when you are raising a toddler is how the normally mundane things get you incredibly excited.’
  • 170) ‘A divorced woman raising a youngster is nearly three times more likely to file for bankruptcy than her single friend who never had children.’
  • 171) ‘Traditionally, the mother was the primary caregiver, but recently the father and other family members have been recognized as equally important in raising infants.’
  • 172) ‘King wrote new rules for raising infants - strict four-hourly feeding, no night feeds, potty training from an early age and fresh air day and night.’
  • 173) ‘Infants are raised principally by the mother with the help of extended kin.’
  • 174) ‘An infant is raised by one or two parents and acquires an attachment, usually a strong one, to these people.’
  • 175) ‘They settled in Brooklyn and all of the children were raised and other generations born here.’
  • 176) ‘What's really annoying about this is that it's quite easy to raise a healthy infant on a vegan diet.’
  • 177) ‘You know it's a shame to be raised up in a world where there's nothing but fighting.’
  • 178) ‘We must ensure that the debate begins, and not ends, on how we protect children born and being raised in households blighted by drugs.’
  • 179) ‘Born in Indiana, raised by the 1960s, he has never retreated from the fight against the squares.’
  • 180) ‘Born and raised Mormon, he comes to all his shows dressed as a missionary.’
  • 181) ‘Moses was saved and raised up as an Egyptian; later he set the remaining Israelites free.’
  • 182) ‘Born in Hunan and raised by his grandparents while his parents worked in another region, Tan had a carefree childhood.’
  • 183) ‘Born in Canberra and raised by an adoptive Spanish mother and Paraguayan father, he has no doubt about his loyalty.’
  • 184) ‘He was born in Auckland but raised by his aunt and uncle in Tonga from the age of 1 until he was 7.’
  • 185) ‘It's because women drop out of the workforce, raise children, prefer jobs where they can work at home.’
  • 186) ‘This will reduce the number of latch-key kids, reduce loitering and crime on the streets and decrease the stress on mothers who try valiantly to juggle jobs, while at the same time looking after and raising a family.’
  • 187) ‘Stay-at-home pops like me enthusiastically welcome this affirmation; it validates the decision to let our salaried lives fall by the wayside in favor of raising our kids.’
  • 188) ‘My dad was the only one raising us and he became seriously ill.’
  • 189) ‘He now has no land to grow crops or raise cattle.’
  • 190) ‘In the wild, fruit trees are raised from seed, but when they are domesticated they need to be propagated by taking cuttings and grafting.’
  • 191) ‘Danish agriculture is so different, even though we raise the same crops and face the same challenges as the States.’
  • 192) ‘She explains that she raises beef cattle and grows grain, potatoes, hay, and also tends a small vegetable garden.’
  • 193) ‘He raised cattle and later added pigs and sheep to gain a steadier income to support his family.’
  • 194) ‘To raise the best crop, growers have to find that delicate balance between the two extremes.’
  • 195) ‘Furthermore, how many of us really know that we can raise crops without using pesticides and chemicals, and the benefits of using herbs in cooking?’
  • 196) ‘Once they have achieved that goal, they raise a cash crop.’
  • 197) ‘Many farms also raise poultry and livestock, and almost all farm families have at least one or two pigs.’
  • 198) ‘He didn't grow any crops or raise any animals but still he always seemed to prosper.’
  • 199) ‘Being a farm girl, I felt certain I could raise crops, tend livestock, and hunt game to feed my family.’
  • 200) ‘He comes from Bulgaria, where his family has a small farm and raises a few goats.’
  • 201) ‘A few years ago, the Hills began selling pork, and they're raising beef cattle for the first time this year.’
  • 202) ‘They raised crops and pastured their flocks in Morocco's mountainous inland regions.’
  • 203) ‘A project in the Himalayas diverts 6 million litres of sewage per day that would otherwise be dumped into the Ganges and uses it to raise fodder crops.’
  • 204) ‘If you don't live where citrus grows outdoors, you can raise plants in containers in greenhouses or solariums.’
  • 205) ‘The workers raise chickens, grow their own vegetables, have a fish tank and rent out space for horses.’
  • 206) ‘Manure gives him enough nitrogen, and more than enough phosphorous and potassium, to raise his crop.’
  • 207) ‘The research should also benefit those who raise sheep, since the genetic makeup of sheep is very similar to that of cattle.’
  • 208) ‘Livestock and sheep are raised, and the principal crops are cereals, fruits, citrus, and tobacco.’
  • 209) ‘So when he was raised from death, his friends remembered this, and they believed it.’
  • 210) ‘Jesus claimed to be God and God rewarded him by raising him from the dead - because he was telling the truth.’
  • 211) ‘Dozens of miracles and curses will allow you to wreak havoc on your enemies or even raise them from the dead to fight for you.’
  • 212) ‘Joan is captured by York while raising demonic spirits.’
  • 213) ‘Even our closest allies in the US and UK were shocked and mortified, raising the ghost of the White Australia policy.’
  • 214) ‘Witches are thought to have the power to raise angry spirits, and the anger of a spirit may or may not be justified in the view of the affected family.’
  • 215) ‘The idea of an expanding U.S. commitment, however, is precisely what raises the specter of quagmire for critics, raising ghosts of Vietnam.’
  • 216) ‘In 1836 the British Legion helped raise the siege of San Sebastián, and regular Royal Marines arrived to garrison a nearby port.’
  • 217) ‘In May 1645 Prince Rupert captured Leicester, forcing the parliamentarians to raise the siege of Oxford.’
  • 218) ‘On the approach of the Frankish army he again raised the siege, but this time the Franks gave battle.’
  • 219) ‘The Jeanne D'Arc of this film is no longer the heroic leader who raised the siege of Orleans.’
  • 220) ‘In 244 he seized Eryx in Sicily but was unable to raise the siege of Drepana.’
  • 221) ‘Later that afternoon, I heard another climber raising his partners farther down the mountain on his two-way radio.’
  • 222) ‘She figured she was safe enough to try raising the prison, so she configured the radio and transmitted a hailing.’
  • 223) ‘He raised the U.S. Coast Guard on VHF radio but was unable to provide his coordinates.’
  • 224) ‘Fucose was ligated to bovine serum albumin and antibodies were raised against the conjugate.’
  • 225) ‘It had become a laboratory standard or reference strain for raising antibodies and for challenge in virus neutralization test to detect and assay antibody in serum.’
  • 226) ‘Fucose was complexed with bovine serum albumin to raise antibodies against fucose.’
  • 227) ‘The filter is then probed with antibodies raised against a particular protein.’
  • 228) ‘Transverse taproot sections were treated with antibodies raised against the 23 kDa protein.’
  • 229) ‘With pension promises basically free, companies were also offering pension increases in lieu of salary raises, increasing their obligations.’
  • 230) ‘And employers, faced with falling demand and dwindling margins, cut back on salaries, raises, benefits, and other perks.’
  • 231) ‘I'm sure he was making a really long list of good things to say about me, and adding up a really long row of numbers that will be the raise in my salary.’
  • 232) ‘He kept Baker, but Baker, when refused a raise in salary, sat out the 1915 season.’
  • 233) ‘We gave up six years' worth of salary raises in exchange for stock in the employee stock ownership plan formed in 1994.’
  • 234) ‘Second, when salary raises were distributed, excellence in teaching would be weighed just as heavily as excellence in research.’
  • 235) ‘This means it will be difficult for the salary raise to go through without some departments having to make other cutbacks.’
  • 236) ‘Academics may fancy themselves ‘above’ the sordid world of commerce, but they fight mightily for raises, time off, perks.’
  • 237) ‘Far more than in the past, companies are using their paltry salary pools to reward stars with relatively meaty raises.’
  • 238) ‘In that last salary review, the judges had asked for a raise of $47,000 or 26 per cent.’
  • 239) ‘Rudd says salary was not the issue but admits he wanted a raise.’
  • 240) ‘And the teachers unions are out mostly for pay raises.’
  • 241) ‘Our raises are not keeping pace with inflation.’
  • 242) ‘And police officers get raises because they have a union.’
  • 243) ‘Companies stepped up hiring and gave workers bigger raises in July.’
  • 244) ‘Yearly raises in our profession range from infinitesimal to nonexistent.’
  • 245) ‘The rising cost of health benefits could more than cancel out proposed raises.’
  • 246) ‘His managers have taken 30-percent pay cuts, his workers haven't had a raise in three years.’
  • 247) ‘Conversely, if workers want a raise, they're going to have to fight for it.’
  • 248) ‘Over the next four years, he held more responsible jobs at the company, but these promotions weren't accompanied by raises.’
  • 249) ‘It is usual to agree, before the start of the game, a limit for bets and raises in the poker stage.’
  • 250) ‘In your example, player B did not have enough table stakes to cover future raises, so he went all-in.’
  • 251) ‘I need you to recommend a beginners' poker book, one that explains checking, raises, and the different games.’
  • 252) ‘Although there is a limit on bets and the number of raises per round, there is no limit on the number of rounds.’
  • 253) ‘I had nothing invested so far but jacks were a fair hand, worth calling a raise; or so I thought.’
  • 254) ‘Calling a bet, then digging back into your chip pile and declaring a raise is called a string-raise.’
  • 255) ‘I could have stayed alive in the tournament by making a small raise on the flop rather than going all-in.’
  • 256) ‘You want to limp and fold, while they limp and call your raises when you are in position.’
  • 257) ‘If someone raises your big blind and everyone folds, you're getting 3.5 to 1 on calling the raise.’
  • 258) ‘Second, he must not be sophisticated enough to read right through your semi-bluff raise.’
  • 259) ‘Then betting commences with raises, calls and folds as usual.’
  • 260) ‘Since you owed the pot 15 cents for calling and 25 for your raise, you would put 40 cents into the pot.’
  • 261) ‘After all bets and raises are called, hands are shown, and the winner collects or splits the pot.’
  • 262) ‘Routinely calling each raise from the blind may cost you quite a bit of money.’
  • 263) ‘For example, the more you bend your elbows on a flye or lateral raise, the easier it will be to lift the weight.’
  • 264) ‘When doing front raises, lift the dumbbells no higher than eye level.’
  • 265) ‘Precede this exercise with overhead presses and follow it with side laterals and bent-over lateral raises.’
  • 266) ‘He finishes with either bent-over lateral raises or dumbbell shrugs, alternating weekly between the two.’
  • 267) ‘The overhead press and overhead lateral raise are good movements to make your shoulders wider.’

Examples

  • 1) Here older homes are being razed to make way for new houses.
  • 2) To see the shop razed to the ground was like suffering a bereavement.
  • 3) Thousands of vacant properties were razed to the ground.
  • 4) Schools have also been razed to the ground.
  • 5) It was razed to the ground by the council.
  • 6) His village was razed to the ground.
  • 7) Cities and castles were razed to the ground.
  • 8) Hundreds of homes have been destroyed and entire towns razed.
  • 9) Much of the city is razed.
  • 10) Another village razed to the ground.
  • 11) He emerged to discover the city razed, and was put to work clearing bodies.
  • 12) Houses belonging to prominent Catholics were razed to the ground.
  • 13) Both suffered extensive damage in the war, particularly the latter which was almost completely razed to the ground.
  • 14) The racing was raised to new global heights, but news was that the track would be razed to the ground.
  • 15) It won her the Turner Prize before being razed to the ground.
  • 16) In one weekend last month 42 churches in Egypt were razed to the ground.
  • 17) The coach's pad in Australia was razed to the ground in a blaze caused by an electrical fault.
  • 18) And now the photographs are of Polish villages instead, razed to the ground and with only the chimneys left standing.
  • 19) ‘Next it was the turn of armoured bulldozers to raze building after building.’
  • 20) ‘A frenzy of hotel building razed old neighbourhoods and transformed city centres.’
  • 21) ‘Military bulldozers yesterday knocked down all the structures in Kadim, and were razing buildings in Ganim.’
  • 22) ‘Troops were razing buildings and killing people as they were encountered.’
  • 23) ‘Who would start a restoration project by razing the building to be restored almost to the ground?’
  • 24) ‘And this week, the Mayfair building was finally razed to the ground.’
  • 25) ‘Temporary facilities have been in place since the former service area building was razed to the ground last October.’
  • 26) ‘Neither our lease nor our budget will allow us to raze our buildings to put in showcase-perfect sustainable materials.’
  • 27) ‘Work began to raze the building in February this year.’
  • 28) ‘The old village was razed to the ground, and very quickly the new town of Abbeyleix became established.’
  • 29) ‘She slaughtered all Roman inhabitants and razed the town.’
  • 30) ‘In 1968, New York City razed the existing buildings and planted grass on the island.’
  • 31) ‘Some three hundred buildings were razed with a property loss estimated at three million dollars.’
  • 32) ‘As if to exact revenge on being chased back to the desert, the border villages and towns were razed to the ground.’
  • 33) ‘I will raze the whole building to the ground, if that's what it takes to prove myself.’
  • 34) ‘If you join, I will have no need to raze your towns and capture your villages.’
  • 35) ‘They talk of ‘carpet bombing’ and razing whole cities to the ground.’
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