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raising

see definition of raising
  • verblift; build from the ground
  • verbincrease, augment
  • verbstart up, motivate; introduce
  • verbnurture, care for
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Synonyms for raising

verb lift; build from the ground
  • boost
  • establish
  • lift
  • promote
  • rear
  • set up
  • construct
  • elevate
  • erect
  • exalt
  • heave
  • hoist
  • lever
  • mount
  • pry
  • shove
  • upcast
  • upheave
  • uplift
  • upraise
  • bring up
  • hold up
  • lift up
  • move up
  • place up
  • pull up
  • put on its end
  • put up
  • run up
  • set upright
  • stand up
  • take up
  • throw up
  • uprear

Antonyms for raising

  • demote
  • destroy
  • drop
  • hurt
  • condemn
  • decrease
  • denounce
  • fall
  • lower
  • raze
  • abandon
  • conclude
  • demolish
  • depress
  • diminish
  • finish
  • ignore
  • lessen
  • neglect
  • reduce
  • repress
  • stop
  • suppress
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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