Main definitions of re-raise in English

: re-raise1re-raise2

re-raise1

noun

Cards
  • A further increase of a stake or bet, in response to a raise by an opponent.

Origin

Early 20th century. From re-raise.

Pronunciation

re-raise

/ˈriːˌreɪz/

Main definitions of re-raise in English

: re-raise1re-raise2

re-raise2

verb

  • 1with object To raise again.

  • 2Cards
    no object To increase a stake or bet further, in response to a raise by an opponent. Also with object with the stake or opponent as object.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Joseph Moxon (1627–1691), printer and globe maker. From re- + raise.

Pronunciation

re-raise

/ˌriːˈreɪz/