Definition of raise a family
- She raised a family before she went to college.
: to cause or help to rise to a standing position
: awaken, arouse
: to stir up : incite
: an act of raising or lifting
: a rising stretch of road : an upward grade : rise
: an increase in amount: such as
: the basic unit in society traditionally consisting of two parents rearing their children
: spouse and children
: a group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head : household
: of or relating to a family (see 1family)
: designed or suitable for both children and adults
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