What does raising mean?

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rais·ing

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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?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Jennifer Nelson:

    On one hand, the woman was empowered ... she was a briefcase-carrying worker outside the home. But then there was the superwoman complex that came along and meant that while she was doing all that, she was also raising kids, and she was also trying to please her man, it was like, OK women — you wanted it all so now you can work, you can raise kids, you can look sexy and make the money.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    This 'on demand,' or so-called 'gig economy,' is creating exciting opportunities and unleashing innovation but it's also raising hard questions about workplace protections and what a good job will look like in the future.

  3. Lucy McBath:

    My sense of purpose before was raising my child and making sure that he had what he needed to become a successful human being, now, my purpose has shifted.

  4. Christopher Pyne:

    Obviously that is disappointing and we'll be raising that ... with Chinese government officials, he's being held in residential surveillance, which we would normally describe as home detention ... my understanding is it's in Beijing.

  5. Mark Luschini:

    If we're going to see positive economic growth perpetuate, it needs to come on the back of job growth and wage increases, if we did see some disruption as a consequence of the Fed raising interest rates, it would be welcome.

Images & Illustrations of raising

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