raised

adjective

Definition of raised

  1. 1a :  done in reliefb :  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

Circa 1550

First Known Use of raised

circa 1550


RAISED Defined for English Language Learners

raised

adjective

Definition of raised for English Language Learners

  • : higher than the surrounding area or surface



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