A further increase of a stake or bet, in response to a raise by an opponent.
Early 20th century. From re-raise.
1with object To raise again.
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.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in Joseph Moxon (1627–1691), printer and globe maker. From re- + raise.