HyperDic: raising

English > 4 senses of the word raising:
ADJECTIVEallraisingincreasing / increasing in quantity or value
NOUNeventraising, elevation, liftthe event of something being raised upward
attributeraising, rearing, nurturethe properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
actraising, breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, rearing, upbringinghelping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
raising > pronunciation
Soundsrey'zihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > raising: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningincreasing / increasing in quantity or value.
Example"a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"
BroaderincreasingBecoming greater or larger
English > raising: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe event of something being raised upward.
Example "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
Synonymselevation, lift
Broaderrise, rising, ascent, ascensionA movement upward
Spanishelevación
Catalanelevació
Verbsraisemove upwards
English > raising: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child.
Synonymsrearing, nurture
BroaderupbringingProperties acquired during a person's formative years
Verbsraisebring up
English > raising: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningHelping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community.
Synonymsbreeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, rearing, upbringing
Broadersocialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturationThe adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
Spanisheducación, formación
Catalaneducació

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