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English adjective: raising

1. raising increasing in quantity or value


SamplesA cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate.


Similarincreasing


Antonymsdecreasing


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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