Synonyms for raising

Synonyms for (noun) raising

Synonyms: nurture, breeding, bringing up, raising, rearing, fosterage, fostering, upbringing

Definition: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

Usage: they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

Similar words: socialisation, socialization, enculturation, acculturation

Definition: the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

Usage: the socialization of children to the norms of their culture

Synonyms: raising, rearing, nurture

Definition: the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child

Similar words: upbringing

Definition: properties acquired during a person's formative years

Synonyms: lift, raising, elevation

Definition: the event of something being raised upward

Usage: an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon; a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity

Similar words: rise, rising, ascension, ascent

Definition: a movement upward

Usage: they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

Synonyms for (adj) raising

Synonyms: raising

Definition: increasing in quantity or value

Usage: a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate

Similar words: increasing

Definition: becoming greater or larger

Usage: increasing prices

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