1. [ adjective ] increasing in quantity or value

"a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"

Related terms: increasing
2. [ noun ] the event of something being raised upward
Synonyms: elevation lift

"an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon" "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"

Related terms: rise raise lift
3. [ noun ] the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
Synonyms: rearing nurture
Related terms: upbringing rear
4. [ noun ] (sociology) raising someone to be an accepted member of the community
Synonyms: rearing bringing_up fosterage nurture nurturing fostering upbringing breeding

"they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"

Related terms: socialization foster rear foster
Similar spelling:   razing