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. Grover Norquist:

    I think a smarter position is to reduce taxes on everybody else. I mean, his taxes are lower than yours -- let's fix that by raising his? No, no, no, no, no, let's fix that by cutting taxes on the middle class.

  2. James Horn:

    You have new evidence raising new questions about the history of our country. I think that's where discoveries such as this have genuine impact.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Self-seeker enjoys the most on getting the support from stupids and sycophants on own social media post bearing her/his own photo uploaded almost daily because s/he foolishly feels that they are raising the toast for her/him while they just mischievously hate or roast her/him via their LIKEs vote.

  4. Rick Meckler:

    The Fed really for the first time has been sending kind of mixed signals about the pace of raising rates, if the economy is good enough for them to raise rates that could be a good move for stocks, if they are just raising rates in anticipation of the economy picking up and it never does that is a pretty negative sign.

  5. Steve DeSanctis:

    Even though (energy stocks have) had a good run, estimates will be climbing because analysts are raising their oil forecasts. So even though the stocks go up, they can still look cheap because the earnings estimate is going to go up as fast as the stock.

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