(noun, adjective, verb)


1. increasing in quantity or value

- a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate

Similar word(s): increasing


1. the event of something being raised upward

- a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity

Similar word(s): elevation, lift

Definition categories: event, ascension, ascent, rise, rising

2. the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child

Similar word(s): nurture, rearing

Definition categories: attribute, upbringing

3. helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

Similar word(s): breeding, fosterage, fostering, nurture, rearing, upbringing

Definition categories: act, acculturation, enculturation, socialisation, socialization

Sentences with raising as a noun:

- to help at a raising


1. present participle of raise