(adjective, verb)


1. located or moved above the surround or above the normal position

- a raised design

- raised eyebrows

Similar word(s): elevated, up, lifted, upraised

2. embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery

- raised needlework

- raised metalwork

Similar word(s): adorned, decorated, brocaded, embossed

3. increased in amount or degree

- raised temperature

Similar word(s): increased, elevated


1. simple past tense and past participle of raise