DICTIONARY


Definition of RAISING

noun : RAISING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity" ;

verb : RAISING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread" ;

  • 3. (

    ) cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry" ;

  • 4. (

    ) collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college" ;

  • 5. (

    ) cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here" ;

  • 11. (

    ) create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain" ;

  • 16. (

    ) bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level ;

  • 17. (

    ) bet more than the previous player ;

  • 19. (

    ) put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic" ;

  • 20. (

    ) pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'" ;

  • 21. (

    ) activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny" ;

  • 22. (

    ) establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night" ;

  • 23. (

    ) multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3 ;

  • 24. (

    ) bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges" ;

  • 25. (

    ) invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego" ;

  • 27. (

    ) cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts" ;

Adjective : RAISING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) increasing in quantity or value; "a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate" ;


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