More definitions of "raising":
- (adj): Increasing in quantity or value.
Example: "A cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"
- (noun): Raising someone to be an accepted member of the community.
Synonyms: breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, rearing, upbringing
Famous quotes containing the word raising:
“I work hard in social work, public relations, and raising the Grimaldi heirs.”
—Princess Grace (19291982)
“It is strange but true that although we may have learned all sorts of important facts while raising our own children, when we become grandparents we still tend to forget a whole lot of things we knew.”
—Eda Le Shan (20th century)
“It is not more people that are needed in the world but better people, physically, morally and mentally. This question of raising the quality of our American population must also be taken into account in the question of immigration.”
—Agnes E. Meyer (18871970)