Translation: from spanish

to raise sb's spirits

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  • raise somebody's spirits — raise sb s ˈspirits idiom to make sb feel more cheerful or brave Syn: ↑cheer somebody up • The sunny weather raised my spirits a little. Main entry: ↑raiseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • spirits — n. mood 1) to lift, raise smb. s spirits 2) to dampen smb. s spirits 3) good, high spirits 4) spirits droop, flag; rise 5) in spirits (in high spirits) alcohol 6) to drink spirits * * * flag high spirits raise smb. s spirits …   Combinatory dictionary

  • raise — [[t]reɪz[/t]] v. raised, rais•ing, n. 1) to move to a higher position; lift up; elevate: to raise one s hand[/ex] 2) to set upright 3) to cause to rise or stand up; rouse 4) to increase the height or vertical measurement of 5) to increase in… …   From formal English to slang

  • Raise — (r[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raised} (r[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Raising}.] [OE. reisen, Icel. reisa, causative of r[=i]sa to rise. See {Rise}, and cf. {Rear} to raise.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a higher… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • raise spirits — index invoke Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • raise — raisable, raiseable, adj. raiser, n. /rayz/, v., raised, raising, n. v.t. 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… …   Universalium

  • raise — Synonyms and related words: Olympian heights, abandon, abet, access, accession, accretion, accrual, accruement, acculturate, accumulate, accumulation, acme, add to, addition, advance, advancement, aerial heights, agglomerate, aggrandize,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • raise — I. verb (raised; raising) Etymology: Middle English reisen, raisen, from Old Norse reisa more at rear Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to cause or help to rise to a standing position 2. a. awaken, arouse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • raise — v. & n. v.tr. 1 put or take into a higher position. 2 (often foll. by up) cause to rise or stand up or be vertical; set upright. 3 increase the amount or value or strength of (raised their prices). 4 (often foll. by up) construct or build up. 5… …   Useful english dictionary

  • raise — /reɪz / (say rayz) verb (t) (raised, raising) 1. to move to a higher position; lift up; elevate: to raise one s hand. 2. to set upright; lift up. 3. to cause to rise or stand up. 4. Obsolete to rouse. 5. to build; erect: to raise a monument. 6.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • raise your spirits — help you feel positive, help you feel happy    If you want to raise your spirits, just have a visit with Kari …   English idioms


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