1. Verb.  To cause to rise.
  2. Verb.  To collect.
  3. Verb.  To bring up; to grow.
  4. Verb.  (poker) To respond to an initial bet by increasing the amount required to continue in the hand.
  5. Verb.  (legal) To create; to constitute (a ''use'', or a beneficial interest in property).
  6. Verb.  (arithmetic) To exponentiate, to involute.
  7. Verb.  (linguistics, transitive) To extract (a subject or other verb argument) out of an inner clause.
  8. Noun.  (US) An increase in wages or salary; a rise (qualifier, UK) .
  9. Noun.  (weightlifting) A shoulder exercise in which the arms are elevated against resistance.
  10. Noun.  (curling) A shot in which the delivered stone bumps another stone forward.
  11. Noun.  (poker) A bet which increased the previous bet.

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