What does raising mean?

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.

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. arising

  2. airings

  3. air sign

How to pronounce raising?

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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. Texas Democratic Rep. Vicente Gonzalez:

    If you're polling in the low single digits and you're not raising resources, I mean it's clearly a recipe for disaster.

  2. Eddy Arriola:

    The old guard still wants heads on the block and Marines on the beach, but they don't seem to have realized that the world had changed, the PACs are raising peanuts compared to the business interests that are lining up.

  3. Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis:

    If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters.

  4. Kathy Lien:

    If payrolls rise less than 200k, we could see a stronger rally in EUR/USD and a steeper decline in USD/JPY because a weak report would lead investors to think that the Federal Reserve will be more patient with raising interest rates, a stronger report however would be extremely positive for the greenback by hardening expectations for a 2015 rate increase.

  5. Johanna Satekge:

    It was hard to be diagnosed at that time. You used to see just images of skeletal people, my niece, who I was raising, would sometimes come home from primary school, crying: 'How is mama HIV positive? Is she going to die?'.

Images & Illustrations of raising

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