how to pronounce raising


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The above transcription of raising is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

raising is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of raising in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… cable i saw you raising your hand do you …”

meanings of raising


  1. Nurturing; cultivation; providing sustenance and protection for a living thing from conception to maturity.
  2. Recruitment.
  3. The substance used to make bread rise.
  4. Elevation.
  5. The operation of embossing sheet metal, or of forming it into cup-shaped or hollow articles, by hammering, stamping, or spinning.
  6. The process of deepening colours in dyeing.
  7. The operation or work of setting up the frame of a building.
  8. A sound change in which a vowel or consonant becomes higher or raised, meaning that the tongue becomes more elevated or positioned closer to the roof of the mouth than before.
  9. The movement of an argument from an embedded or subordinate clause to a matrix or main clause.
  10. Collection or gathering, especially of money.


  1. Present participle of raise.

words that rhyme with raising


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