Supplement vs Raise - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between supplement and raise

is that supplement is supplement while raise is (us) an increase in wages or salary; a rise (uk).

As a verb raise is

(label) to cause to rise; to lift or elevate.

supplement

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Something added, especially to make up for a deficiency.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-03, author=David S. Senchina, volume=101, issue=2, page=134
  • , magazine= , title= Athletics and Herbal Supplements , passage=Athletes' use of herbal supplements has skyrocketed in the past two decades. At the top of the list of popular herbs are echinacea and ginseng, whereas garlic, St. John's wort, soybean, ephedra and others are also surging in popularity or have been historically prevalent.}}
  • An extension to a document or publication that adds information, corrects errors or brings up to date.
  • An additional section of a newspaper devoted to a specific subject.
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  • *:"Mid-Lent, and the Enemy grins," remarked Selwyn as he started for church with Nina and the children. Austin, knee-deep in a dozen Sunday supplements , refused to stir; poor little Eileen was now convalescent from grippe, but still unsteady on her legs; her maid had taken the grippe, and now moaned all day: "Mon dieu! Mon dieu! Che fais mourir! "
  • (lb) An angle that, when added to a given angle, makes 180°; a supplementary angle.
  • A vitamin, herbal extract or chemical compound ingested to meet dietary deficiencies or enhance muscular development.
  • Verb

  • To provide or make a supplement to something.
  • Synonyms

    * eke out

    raise

    English

    Verb

    (rais)
  • (label) To cause to rise; to lift or elevate.
  • # To form by the accumulation of materials or constituent parts; to build up; to erect.
  • #* Bible, (w) xxxix. 3
  • I will raise forts against thee.
  • # To cause something to come to the surface of the sea.
  • # (label) To cause (the land or any other object) to seem higher by drawing nearer to it.
  • # (label) To cause (a dead person) to live again, to cause to be undead.
  • # (military) To remove or break up (a blockade), either by withdrawing the ships or forces employed in enforcing it, or by driving them away or dispersing them.
  • (label) To create, increase or develop.
  • # To collect.
  • # To bring up; to grow; to promote.
  • # To mention (a question, issue) for discussion.
  • # (label) To create; to constitute (a use , or a beneficial interest in property).
  • # (label) To bring into being; to produce; to cause to arise, come forth, or appear.
  • #* Bible, (w) xviii. 18.
  • I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee.
  • #* (John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • God vouchsafes to raise another world From him [Noah], and all his anger to forget.
  • #* {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers)
  • , chapter=5, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=The most rapid and most seductive transition in all human nature is that which attends the palliation of a ravenous appetite.
  • To respond to a bet by increasing the amount required to continue in the hand.
  • (label) To exponentiate, to involute.
  • To extract (a subject or other verb argument) out of an inner clause.
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  • To increase the nominal value of (a cheque, money order, etc.) by fraudulently changing the writing or printing in which the sum payable is specified.
  • Synonyms

    * lift

    Derived terms

    * raise Cain * raise fire * raise one's eyebrows * raise someone's consciousness * raise the alarm * raise the roof * raised by wolves * raised in a barn

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (US) An increase in wages or salary; a rise (UK).
  • The boss gave me a raise .
  • (weightlifting) A shoulder exercise in which the arms are elevated against resistance.
  • (curling) A shot in which the delivered stone bumps another stone forward.
  • (poker) A bet which increased the previous bet.
  • Derived terms

    * lateral raise * leg raise

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