\ ˈrāzd How to pronounce raised (audio) \

Definition of raised

1a : done in relief
b : having a nap
2 : leavened with yeast rather than with baking powder or baking soda

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Synonyms & Antonyms for raised


elevated, escalated, heightened, high, increased, jacked (up), up


down, low

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Examples of raised in a Sentence

a plaque with raised lettering due to raised levels of mercury in the water, there is a warning against eating the local shrimp

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The identity of future issuers and how the raised funds are used should be top of investors’ concerns. Andrew Peaple, WSJ, "These Chinese Bonds Won’t Hold Their Sparkle Forever," 28 Jan. 2019 Plant vitex in a raised bed or at the tops of a slope. Neil Sperry, star-telegram, "The vivacious and venerable vitex is a plant you should know (and grow)," 7 June 2018 Grow up to 12 of your favorite pepper varieties in this easy-to-build raised bed: 4. The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "A Step-By-Step Guide To Growing Peppers," 7 Feb. 2018 Check out this super simple design for building a raised bed: Problems Okra seldom succumbs to pests or diseases. The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "Your Complete Guide To Growing Okra," 21 Feb. 2018 Kim then took Moon's hand and led him over the raised demarcation line to the northern side. Euan Mckirdy, CNN, "When Kim met Moon: All the key moments from a historic day," 27 Apr. 2018 Republicans are also concerned about the potential creation of a transportation authority, which are covered in raised bills 389 and 5393. Christopher Keating, courant.com, "Supporters And Opponents Clash Over Adding Tolls To Connecticut Highways," 14 Mar. 2018 To improve circulation in that position, flex and point your raised foot, and squeeze and spread your toes. Adrienne Jordan, GQ, "The Best Stretches You Can Do on a Cramped Airplane," 12 Mar. 2018 As Brownlee has said in interviews, there are no raised fists here. John Von Rhein, chicagotribune.com, "Lawrence Brownlee delivers committed reading of new song cycle about being black and male in America," 23 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of raised

circa 1550, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of raised was circa 1550

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English Language Learners Definition of raised

: higher than the surrounding area or surface

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