Definitions of raising
  1. noun
    the event of something being raised upward
    “a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity”
    synonyms: elevation, lift
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    type of:
    ascension, ascent, rise, rising
    a movement upward
  2. adjective
    increasing in quantity or value
    “a cost- raising increase in the basic wage rate”
    becoming greater or larger
  3. noun
    helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    synonyms: breeding, bringing up, fosterage, fostering, nurture, rearing, upbringing
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    type of:
    acculturation, enculturation, socialisation, socialization
    the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
  4. noun
    the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
    synonyms: nurture, rearing
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    type of:
    properties acquired during a person's formative years
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