What does raising mean?

Definitions for raising

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word raising.

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

Anagrams for raising »

  1. arising

  2. airings

  3. air sign

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of raising in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of raising in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis:

    If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters.

  2. Leslie Lenkowsky:

    His skills at convening people, at raising money, and such have played a big role in the very considerable fund-raising success of the organization.

  3. Mother Teresa:

    Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God-the rest will be given.

  4. B. J. Gupta:

    One of the many ways of managing peers is to knock them down so heavily, whenever we find them on their wrong foot, that they loose the courage of raising their voice when we are wrong.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    Between the campaign fund-raising and the super PAC fund-raising, we have over $40 million cash in the bank, we have not seen a true grass-roots movement conservative with serious fund-raising ability since 1980.

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