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synonyms for raising

  • 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
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antonyms for raising

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  • demote
  • destroy
  • drop
  • hurt
  • condemn
  • decrease
  • denounce
  • fall
  • lower
  • raze
  • abandon
  • conclude
  • demolish
  • depress
  • diminish
  • finish
  • ignore
  • lessen
  • neglect
  • reduce
  • repress
  • stop
  • suppress
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How to use raising in a sentence

That awareness led to action and intense interest from other NOW chapters in her consciousness raising groups.
TRIBUTE TO ‘GIVE ‘EM HELL’ LESBIAN FEMINIST PIONEER IVY BOTTINIKAREN OCAMBMARCH 2, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
During the whole raising process, the hauling threads still maintained some give instead of being stretched very tight.
HOW A TINY SPIDER USES SILK TO LIFT PREY 50 TIMES ITS OWN WEIGHTSUSAN MILIUSFEBRUARY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
I also want these meetings to yield some parity in the raising of both of your boys.
SHARING THE WORKLOAD AT HOME WHEN ONE CHILD HAS SPECIAL NEEDSMEGHAN LEAHYJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hogg said the subsequent raising of those limits had not seen those fears justified, and pointed out that Visa processed half a billion additional contactless payments as a result of the increase.
CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS AND E-COMMERCE GOT A BIG BOOST FROM THE PANDEMIC, SAYS VISA’S EUROPE CEODAVID MEYEROCTOBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
Now, thanks to what she calls a “groundswell from animal trainers” newly concerned about the ethics of animal raising, Friedman is summoned to consult at zoos and aquariums around the world.
HOW SCIENCE IS REVOLUTIONIZING THE WORLD OF DOG TRAININGWINSTON ROSSAUGUST 25, 2020TIME
“Vait a minit, sir,” said Mr. Weller, raising his hand in a deprecatory manner.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
If he had cut her, he would have shown less contempt than in that stiff raising of the hat.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The submarine E.14 sailed into harbour after a series of hair-raising adventures in the Sea of Marmora.
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Consequently Junot and Gazan were seriously contemplating raising the siege.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
She smiled as I do care very much repeated itself to her, with the tone and the raising of the eyes.
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WORDS RELATED TO RAISING

  • adopting
  • fosterage
  • fostering
  • naturalizing
  • raising
  • taking in
  • addition
  • augmentation
  • boost
  • boosting
  • buildup
  • deepening
  • development
  • elaboration
  • enlargement
  • exaggeration
  • expansion
  • expatiation
  • extension
  • fleshing out
  • heightening
  • intensification
  • magnification
  • padding
  • raising
  • strengthening
  • stretching
  • supplementing
  • upping
  • widening
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