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Definitions for raising
rais·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elevation, lift, raisingnoun

    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, nurturenoun

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

  3. breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringingadjective

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

    "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"

  4. raisingadjective

    increasing in quantity or value

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

Wiktionary

  1. raisingnoun

    Elevation.

  2. raisingnoun

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

  3. raisingnoun

    Recruitment.

  4. raisingnoun

    Collection or gathering, especially of money.

ChatGPT

  1. raising

    Raising refers to the act of moving, lifting, or elevating something to a higher position. It can also mean growing or nurturing something over a period of time, such as children or animals. In addition, the term can refer to increasing the amount of something, like raising the temperature or the volume. In financial terms, it can mean accumulating or collecting funds. Its specific definition varies depending on the context in which it is used.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Raising

    of Raise

  2. Raisingnoun

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

  3. Raisingnoun

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

  4. Raisingnoun

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

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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. air sign

  2. airings

  3. arising

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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. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

    One of my disappointments is the fact that with all that we have done legislatively, whether its equal pay for equal work, raising the minimum wage, gun violence protection, issues that relate to our children, the list goes on. I thought, well, let's get attention on the fact that what he said here today was not true.

  2. Pete Davison:

    We heard from people wanting more tools to help Raising Money Smart Kids plan for a Disney vacation, and we heard that sometimes a vacation does n’t happen because there was no opportunity to save for it.

  3. John Wilmot:

    Before I was married, I had a hundred theories about raising children and no children. Now, I have three children and no theories.

  4. Pat Toomey:

    I've been raising this since June.

  5. Randy Frederick:

    There is some optimism after Yellen's speech, she has raised the prospect of a December rate hike pretty high because the issues the Fed listed at its last meeting for not raising aren't going to go away in the next six weeks.

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