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Definition of "raising" []

  • Present participle of raise. (verb)
  • Elevation. (noun)
  • Nurturing; cultivation; providing sustenance and protection for a living thing from conception to maturity (noun)
  • Recruitment. (noun)
  • Collection or gathering, especially of money. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "raising" in a sentence
  • "As a general example, clicking on the member's name that was primed to pop up with a Google search for the phrase "raising debt ceiling" would cost taxpayers approximately $4.70 per click."
  • "I used the word "raising" earlier, because schools should be your children's other parents."
  • "Lou, I think that's what you call raising the incentive."