raising

raising

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English

Etymology

From Middle English reisyng; equivalent to raise +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹeɪzɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪzɪŋ
  • Homophone: razing
  • Hyphenation: rais‧ing

Verb

raising

  1. present participle of raise

Noun

raising (plural raisings)

  1. Elevation.
  2. Nurturing; cultivation; providing sustenance and protection for a living thing from conception to maturity
  3. Recruitment.
  4. Collection or gathering, especially of money.
  5. (US) The operation or work of setting up the frame of a building.
    to help at a raising
  6. The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning.

Translations

Anagrams

  • air sign, airings, arising

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