raising adj : increasing in quantity or value; "a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"
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" [syn: elevation, lift]
2 the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child [syn: rearing, nurture]
3 raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important" [syn: breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, rearing, upbringing]
- Nurturing; cultivation.
- Collection or gathering, especially of money.
Raising may refer to:
addition, adjunct, aggrandizement, ampliation, amplification, apotheosis, apprenticeship, architecture, ascent, assembly, assumption, augmentation, barmy, basic training, beatification, breaking, breeding, broadening, building, canonization, casting, composition, conditioning, construction, conversion, crafting, craftsmanship, creation, crescendo, cultivation, deification, deployment, development, devising, diastatic, discipline, dispersion, drill, drilling, elaboration, elevation, enlargement, enshrinement, enzymic, erecting, erection, escalation, exaltation, exercise, expansion, extension, extraction, fabrication, fanning out, fashioning, fermenting, fetching-up, flare, formation, forming, formulation, fostering, framing, green thumb, grooming, growing, handicraft, handiwork, harvesting, heaving up, height, hiking, housebreaking, improvement, in-service training, increase, leavening, lifting, lofting, machining, magnification, making, manual training, manufacture, manufacturing, military training, milling, mining, molding, nurture, nurturing, on-the-job training, practice, prefabrication, preparation, processing, producing, readying, rearing, refining, rehearsal, shaping, sloyd, smelting, splay, spread, spreading, standing on end, sursum corda, training, upbringing, upbuoying, upcast, upheaval, uplift, uplifting, upping, upraising, uprearing, upthrow, upthrust, vocational education, vocational training, widening, working, workmanship, yeasty