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raised

adjective

Simple Definition of raised

  • : higher than the surrounding area or surface

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of raised

  1. 1 a :  done in relief b :  having a nap

  2. 2 :  leavened with yeast rather than with baking powder or baking soda

Examples of raised in a sentence

  1. a plaque with raised lettering

  2. <due to raised levels of mercury in the water, there is a warning against eating the local shrimp>



1599

First Known Use of raised

1599



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