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Raise / Rise
Raise and Rise have similar meanings - to move to a higher position
Raise - Raised - Raised
Rise - Rose - Risen
Raise A regular transitive verb. It needs an object to complete its meaning.
It also means: to bring to maturity, to increase in worth, quantity or size, to elevate, to build, to set upright.
I raised my hand to ask a question.
They intend to raise taxes.
Could you not raise your voice?
I was raised by my grandparents.
Rise An irregular intransitive verb. It does not take an object.
This word has many different meanings: to return from death, to get up, to become higher, to go, to move up, to increase.
The sun rises in the east.
The moon is setting in the west.
The price of food is rising.
The temperature rises in summer.
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