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See definition of raisings on Dictionary.com
  • as inraise
  • as inbreeding
  • as inconstruction
  • as inadoption
  • as inculture
  • as inamplification

synonyms for raisings

  • boost
  • hike
  • increment
  • accession
  • accretion
  • addition
  • advance
  • augmentation
  • bump
  • jump
  • promotion
  • rise
  • step-up
  • jump up
  • leg up
  • move up
  • fosterage
  • fostering
  • raising
  • adopting
  • taking in

antonyms for raisings

MOST RELEVANT
  • decrease
  • decline
  • deduction
  • fall
  • shrinkage
  • withdrawal
  • drop
  • reduction
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    How to use raisings in a sentence

    It was like pioneer days, when "barn-raisings" and "bees" made life worth while in a wild, stern land.
    OTHER MAIN-TRAVELLED ROADSHAMLIN GARLAND
    These are the operations gone through for the two raisings of worms on the second and third day of the hatching.
    THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
    The "log-rollings," the "house-raisings," which always ended in a feast or barbecue, continued popular with the people.
    SERGEANT YORK AND HIS PEOPLESAM COWAN
    The fire-raisings and destruction of houses and vineyards were of a fierce brutality to match.
    THE LIFE OF WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
    Mrs. Murphy, belle of the back East barn raisings, separated herself from the company.
    THE ANGEL OF THE GILA:CORA MARSLAND
    There were "harvest homes" and "quilting bees" and "loggings" and "barn raisings."
    CANADA: THE EMPIRE OF THE NORTHAGNES C. LAUT
    At these house raisings, log rollings, and harvest homes there was much merriment coupled with the hard labor.
    STORIES OF OLD KENTUCKYMARTHA GRASSHAM PURCELL
    In the work of these raisings the highest as well as the humblest citizens took part.
    HOME LIFE IN COLONIAL DAYSALICE MORSE EARLE
    But then, of course, that's due to the ignorance of their raisings and probably they is not to blame so much after all.
    J. POINDEXTER, COLOREDIRVIN SHREWSBURY COBB
    After five raisings the revolver was mine and the cartridges too.
    THE DUELA. I. KUPRIN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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