erheben

(er verb)

Meanings

1.
to stand up, to rise up
("sich+Acc erheben" - sounds a bit pompous. Works for standing up from a chair but also in a figurative sense of rising up against oppression.)
2.
to raise, to press
(In the context of raising objections or concerns. Sounds very formal, but you will hear it in court speech for example. Also used for pressing charges.)
3.
to gather, to collect
(For "raising" data. Think of a large scale opinion poll for example.)

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