English Online Dictionary. What means raising? What does raising mean?
Inherited from Middle English reysynge; equivalent to raise + -ing.
- IPA(key): /ˈɹeɪzɪŋ/
- Rhymes: -eɪzɪŋ
- Homophone: razing
- Hyphenation: rais‧ing
- present participle of raise
raising (countable and uncountable, plural raisings)
- Nurturing; cultivation; providing sustenance and protection for a living thing from conception to maturity
- Collection or gathering, especially of money.
- (US) The operation or work of setting up the frame of a building.
- to help at a raising
- (linguistics) The movement of an argument from an embedded or subordinate clause to a matrix or main clause.
- (linguistics, phonetics) A sound change in which a vowel or consonant becomes higher or raised, meaning that the tongue becomes more elevated or positioned closer to the roof of the mouth than before.
- The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning.
- The substance used to make bread rise.
- The process of deepening colours in dyeing.
- air sign, airings, arising
- Alternative form of reysynge