How do you pronounce this word raise?
What is the meaning of raise?
: to lift or move (something or someone) to a higher position. : to lift or move (something or someone) to a standing or more upright position. : to increase the amount or level of (something)
Is the H silent in WHIP?
Yes, strictly speaking, the WH in whip should be pronounced as in what, where, when. Most Americans don’t go to the trouble to overpronounce the WH sound, and to most Americans, it sounds affected.