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Definition 1: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community - [noun denoting act]

Samples where raising or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

Synonyms for raising in the sense of this definition

(raising is a kind of ...) the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

"the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"

Definition 2: the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for raising in the sense of this definition

(raising is a kind of ...) properties acquired during a person's formative years

Definition 3: the event of something being raised upward - [noun denoting event]

Samples where raising or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for raising in the sense of this definition

(raising is a kind of ...) a movement upward

"they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"

Definition 4: increasing in quantity or value - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where raising or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate

(raising is similar to ...) becoming greater or larger

"increasing prices"

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