raise the possibility

Definition of raise the possibility

  1. :  to make (something) possible The discovery raises the possibility that a cure for the disease will be found. —often + of The discovery raises the possibility of finding a cure for the disease.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to cause or help to rise to a standing position

    :  awaken, arouse

    :  to stir up :  incite

  1. :  an act of raising or lifting

    :  a rising stretch of road :  an upward grade :  rise

    :  an increase in amount: such as

  1. :  the condition or fact of being possible

    :  one's utmost power, capacity, or ability

    :  something that is possible

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