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

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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. Josh Hawley:

    I can not vote to certify Electoral College results on January 6 without raising the fact that some states, particularly Pennsylvania, failed to follow their own state election laws, at the very least, Congress should investigate allegations of voter fraud and adopt measures to secure the integrity of our elections. But Congress has so far failed to act.

  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. Anuj Somany:

    Raising right question is awakening; getting its answer is stimulating; But, nothing better than the best is finding the right answer to the right question.”

  4. Barbara Ehrenreich:

    No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.

  5. John Williams:

    Given the progress we've made and continue to make on our goals, I view the next appropriate step as gradually raising interest rates, most likely starting sometime later this year.

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