raise\ funds

• raise funds
• raise money
v. phr.
To solicit donations for a charity or a specific project.

Our church is trying to raise the funds for a new organ.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • raise funds — index collect (recover money) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • raise funds — or[money] {v. phr.} To solicit donations for a charity or a specific project. * /Our church is trying to raise the funds for a new organ./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • funds — [plural] ► the financial resources that a business, organization, or project has available: raise/provide/generate funds »A new shares issue was launched to raise funds for the acquisition. sufficient/insufficient funds »Experts have criticized… …   Financial and business terms

  • raise\ money — • raise funds • raise money v. phr. To solicit donations for a charity or a specific project. Our church is trying to raise the funds for a new organ …   Словарь американских идиом

  • raise — ▪ I. raise raise 1 [reɪz] verb [transitive] 1. to increase an amount, number, or level: • We can cut the state budget or raise taxes. • The bank raised interest rates to 15%. 2. raise a question/​objection/​point etc to make people consider a… …   Financial and business terms

  • funds — n. 1) to raise funds 2) to disburse, pay out funds 3) matching; private; public funds 4) (stamped on a check) insufficient funds (AE; BE has refer to drawer) 5) funds dry up, run out 6) the funds to + inf. (we have enough funds to complete the… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • 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 — /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 the wind — (slang) To get together the necessary money by any means • • • Main Entry: ↑raise raise the wind (informal) To raise the funds one needs • • • Main Entry: ↑wind …   Useful english dictionary

  • raise — raise1 W1S2 [reız] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move higher)¦ 2¦(increase)¦ 3¦(collect money)¦ 4¦(improve)¦ 5¦(start a subject)¦ 6¦(cause a reaction)¦ 7¦(move eyes or face)¦ 8¦(move upright)¦ 9¦(children)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.