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Raising Definition

Adjective: raising  rey-zing

  1. Increasing in quantity or value
    "a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"
Noun: raising  rey-zing
  1. The event of something being raised upward
    "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity";
    - elevation, lift
     
  2. The properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    - rearing, nurture
     
  3. Helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    "they debated whether nature or raising was more important";
    - breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, rearing, upbringing
Verb: raise  reyz
  1. Increase the level or amount of something
    "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"
     
  2. Take from a lower to a higher position
    "Raise your hands";
    - lift, elevate, get up, bring up
     
  3. Cause to be heard or known; express or utter
    "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"
     
  4. Collect funds for a specific purpose
    "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
     
  5. (farming) cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
    "We raise hogs here";
    - grow, farm, produce
     
  6. Provide for and care for during childhood
    "raise a family";
    - rear, bring up, nurture, parent
     
  7. Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    "raise the spectre of unemployment";
    - conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth
     
  8. Cause to move upwards
    "raise one's eyes";
    - lift
     
  9. (construction) Construct, build
    "Raise a barn";
    - erect, rear, set up, put up
     
  10. Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
    "raise a smile";
    - arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, provoke
     
  11. Create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise
    "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"
     
  12. Increase in condition, wealth, quality of life, etc.
    "The new law raised many people from poverty";
    - lift, elevate
     
  13. Add something extra to make more intense or better
    "This will raise your enjoyment";
    - enhance, heighten, increase
     
  14. Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    - promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, elevate
     
  15. Cause to puff up with a leaven
    - leaven, prove
     
  16. (bridge) bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
     
  17. (card game) bet more than the previous player
     
  18. Cause to assemble or enlist in the military
    "raise an army";
    - recruit, levy
     
  19. Put forward for consideration or discussion
    "raise the question of promotions";
    - bring up
     
  20. Pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth
    "raise your 'o'"
     
  21. Activate or stir up
    "raise a mutiny"
     
  22. (radio) establish radio communications with
    "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
     
  23. (arithmetic) multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
     
  24. Bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project
    "raised edges"
     
  25. Invigorate or heighten
    "raise my spirits";
    - lift
     
  26. Put an end to
    "raise a siege";
    - lift
     
  27. Cause to become alive again
    "raise from the dead";
    - resurrect, upraise
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