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English adjective: raising

1. raising increasing in quantity or value

SamplesA cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate.



English noun: raising

1. raising (event) the event of something being raised upward

SamplesAn elevation of the temperature in the afternoon.
A raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity.

Synonymselevation, lift

Broader (hypernym)ascension, ascent, rise, rising

2. raising (attribute) the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child

Synonymsnurture, rearing

Broader (hypernym)upbringing

3. raising (act) helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

SamplesThey debated whether nature or nurture was more important.

Synonymsbreeding, bringing up, fosterage, fostering, nurture, rearing, upbringing

Broader (hypernym)acculturation, enculturation, socialisation, socialization

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