raised

adjective \ ˈrāzd \

Definition of raised

1 a : done in relief
b : having a nap
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

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First Known Use of raised

circa 1550

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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Definition of raised for English Language Learners

  • : higher than the surrounding area or surface



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