Synonyms for raising

Grammar : Verb
Spell : rey-zing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈreɪ zɪŋ

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Définition of raising

Origin :
  • mid-14c., "an act of elevating," verbal noun from raise (v.). Specifically in American English, "the erecting of a building," by 1650s.
  • RAISING. In New England and the Northern States, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building. [Webster, 1830]
  • verb lift; build from the ground
  • verb increase, augment
  • verb start up, motivate; introduce
  • verb nurture, care for
Example sentences :
  • "Here's hoping we'll soon be back in God's own country," said Oldaker, raising his glass.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • "I congratulate you, Miss Porter," he said, raising his hat.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Raising his eyes from a contemplation of the heels in front of him, he saw Belle Langdon.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Raising his arm for a fresh stroke, his wrist was smashed by a bullet.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • Once in a great while she met him on the street, and he bowed, raising his hat silently.
  • Extract from : « Quaint Courtships » by Various
  • "I will tell you the truth," she promised, raising the glasses.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • "When the trial come off," answered the old man, raising his head again.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Amelia, however, succeeded only in raising herself in his esteem.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • He took a good deal of notice of me; raising me in his arms, and kissing me.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The raising of a house or ship into the air is a visible miracle.
  • Extract from : « An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding » by David Hume

Antonyms for raising

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