Synonyms for raising
- 1. elevation, lift, raising, rise, rising, ascent, ascension
- usage: the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
- 2. raising, rearing, nurture, upbringing
- usage: the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
- 3. breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing, socialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturation
- usage: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
- 1. raise, increase
- usage: raise the level or amount of something; "raise my salary"; "raise the price of bread"
- 2. raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up, move, displace
- usage: raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
- 3. raise, express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to
- usage: cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"
- 4. raise, collect, take in
- usage: collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
- 5. grow, raise, farm, produce, cultivate
- usage: 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"
- 6. rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent
- usage: bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
- 7. raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth, make, create
- usage: summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
- 8. lift, raise, move, displace
- usage: move upwards; "lift one's eyes"
- 9. raise, erect, rear, set up, put up, construct, build, make
- usage: construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
- 10. arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke, make, create
- usage: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
- 11. raise, make, create
- usage: create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"
- 12. lift, raise, elevate, change, alter, modify
- usage: raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
- 13. enhance, heighten, raise, intensify, compound, heighten, deepen
- usage: increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
- 14. promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate, delegate, designate, depute, assign
- usage: give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
- 15. raise, leaven, prove, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
- usage: cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread"
- 16. raise, bid, call
- usage: bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
- 17. raise, bet, wager, play
- usage: bet more than the previous player
- 18. recruit, levy, raise, enlist, draft, muster in
- usage: cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"
- 19. raise, bring up, mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer
- usage: put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
- 20. raise, pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say
- usage: pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'"
- 21. raise, incite, instigate, set off, stir up
- usage: activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny"
- 22. raise, reach, get through, get hold of, contact
- usage: establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
- 23. raise, multiply
- usage: multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
- 24. raise, bring out, set off
- usage: bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges"
- 25. raise, lift, better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
- usage: invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"
- 26. lift, raise, end, terminate
- usage: put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
- 27. resurrect, raise, upraise, resuscitate, revive
- usage: cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"
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- 1. raising, increasing (vs. decreasing)
- usage: increasing in quantity or value; "a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"