- refuse; rubbish
- A drawing, often held as a fundraiser, in which tickets or chances are sold to win a prize.
"He entered a raffle to win a lifetime supply of toothpaste, but he did not win."
- (obsolete) A game of dice in which the player who throws three of the same number wins all the stakes.
- (intransitive) To participate in a raffle.
"to raffle for a watch"
- (transitive) To award something by means of a raffle or random drawing, often used with off.
"They raffled off four gift baskets."