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Meaning of RAISING

Pronunciation:  r'eyzing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
  2. [n]  the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
  3. [n]  the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
  4. [adj]  increasing in quantity or value; "a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"
 

RAISING is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: breeding, bringing up, elevation, fosterage, fostering, increasing, lift, nurture, nurture, rearing, rearing, upbringing
 
 See Also: acculturation, ascension, ascent, enculturation, rise, rising, socialisation, socialization, upbringing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rais"ing\, n.
1. The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting,
   producing, or restoring to life.

2. Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the
   frame of a building; as, to help at a raising. [U.S.]



3. The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it
   into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering,
   stamping, or spinning.

{Raising bee}, a bee for raising the frame of a building. See
   {Bee}, n., 2. [U.S.] --W. Irving.

{Raising hammer}, a hammer with a rounded face, used in
   raising sheet metal.

{Raising plate} (Carp.), the plate, or longitudinal timber,
   on which a roof is raised and rests.

 

 

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