raise a/(one's) glass (to someone)(redirected from raises a glass)
raise a/(one's) glass (to someone)
To wish someone happiness, success, good fortune, etc., by raising one's drink. I would like everyone to raise their glasses in honor of my father, who is retiring from this company that he helped build from the ground up. Now, please raise your glass to the newly married couple!
raise one's glass to someone or something
to propose a drinking toast in salute to someone or something. Let us all raise our glasses to George Wilson! They raised their glasses to the successful campaign.