Definitions for raising
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word raising
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"
raising, rearing, nurture(noun)
the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
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"
increasing in quantity or value
"a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"
Nurturing; cultivation; providing sustenance and protection for a living thing from conception to maturity
Collection or gathering, especially of money.
the act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life
specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising
the operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'raising' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3823
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'raising' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4698
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We are raising prices around the world.
I don't ever even remember him raising his voice.
We are raising them to be the future leaders of Guatemala.
The probability of the Fed raising rates is getting higher.
It's healthy, just like raising pigs or chickens, it's fine.
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