What does raising mean?

Definitions for raising
rais·ing

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

How to pronounce raising?

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How to say raising in sign language?

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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

Examples of raising in a Sentence

  1. Marcus Xu:

    The probability of the Fed raising rates is getting higher.

  2. Keith Richards:

    Our price point is not above average compared to the competition, the way we keep it down is by making sure we use all the things we prep. We calculate our sales projections and make sure we order the right amount of food. Every morning we need to cut the right number of cucumbers; otherwise we’ll have to make up for the waste by raising costs. We keep prices down by doing a good bit of shopping. And we’re able to leverage our growing size to get better deals.

  3. Coverage Trump on Saturday:

    If the Republican Party acts like they don’t want to help, I ’ll fund my own campaign, right now, I ’m raising a lot of money for the GOP. I like doing it. But we have to have help. Life is like a two-way street. Otherwise, I ’ll keep doing what I ’m doing, funding my own campaign. That’s the easy way. Hopefully we can continue to go the way we’re going. Coverage Trump on Saturday, the party’s presumptive presidential nominee, also downplayed the most recent controversy involving reports of convention delegates trying to switch allegiance. Coverage Trump on Saturday said there was.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    At Super Bowl XLIX last night, Malcolm Butler, sealed the great victory for New England Patriots, with an amazing interception near the goal line, when only 20 seconds were remaining in the game. Malcolm Butler's journey, from a regular employee at Popeye's to the great Hero at Patriots, is simply amazing and truly inspiring. It shows the awesome power of determination and focus that uplifts an underdog, raising to the most remarkable level of a Hero at Super Bowl. You are a true Hero, a working man's Hero, Malcolm Butler! Keep it up!

  5. Martha Karoyli:

    I feel this happened because the system is broken, we developed a system in Romania that was very successfully continued for a number of years but I don't know if it was because of some conflict in the organization or whether there was government interference ... but somehow they have forgotten the importance of raising gymnasts to be ready for every Olympics.

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