Definitions for raising

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elevation, lift, raising(noun)

    the event of something being raised upward

    "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"

  2. raising, rearing, nurture(noun)

    the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child

  3. breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing(adj)

    helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

    "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"

  4. raising(adj)

    increasing in quantity or value

    "a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"

Wiktionary

  1. raising(Noun)

    Elevation.

  2. raising(Noun)

    Nurturing; cultivation; providing sustenance and protection for a living thing from conception to maturity

  3. raising(Noun)

    Recruitment.

  4. raising(Noun)

    Collection or gathering, especially of money.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Raising

    of Raise

  2. Raising(noun)

    the act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life

  3. Raising(noun)

    specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising

  4. Raising(noun)

    the operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'raising' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3823

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'raising' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4698

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