|1.||[ adjective ] increasing in quantity or value|
"a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"
|2.||[ noun ] the event of something being raised upward|
"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|
|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|