transitive + intransitive
: to raise (something or someone) again
: such as
- reraise an old question/issue/concern
: to raise (a poker bet) after it has already been raised by a previous player
- … re-raising a 10 million chip bet …
- —Associated Press
: to bet more than (a previous bettor who has already raised)
- "… If I raise and he re-raises me here, I'm going to have to fold the hand. …"
- —Gavin Smith
: to raise a poker bet after it has already been raised by a previous player
- After Bortner folds, who else but Liebert reraises to $24,000.
- —James McManus
I thought a re-raise would force him to fold, and I didn't want to lose him from this hand, because he had more than $20,000 in front of him.