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Definition of "raised" []

  • Projecting from a flat background; in relief; embossed: a raised design. (adjective)
  • Made light and high by yeast or other leaven. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "raised" in a sentence
  • "Another name raised to run a new government is Lucas Papademos, a former European Central Bank vice president who is widely respected in Greek and international policy-making circles."
  • "A final concern that Sunstein raised is the loss of a common public culture -- and in particular a common culture for discussion of public issues."
  • "Q Was Secretary General Boutros-Ghali's decision to seek another term raised in any of the sessions?"