raise the possibility

Definition of raise the possibility

: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

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

  2. : awaken, arouse

  3. : to stir up : incite

  1. : an act of raising or lifting

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

  3. : an increase in amount: such as

possibility play
  1. : the condition or fact of being possible

  2. : one's utmost power, capacity, or ability

  3. : something that is possible


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