: raised by oneself: such as
a
: collected without assistance from others
self-raised funds
b
: brought to maturity or self-sufficiency through one's own efforts
In the midst of a growing trend of absentee parents and self-raised children …Chris Martin
c
: brought to maturity by oneself for one's own use or consumption
self-raised crops
Llamas are among the scores of animals on display at the fair. Young 4-H members show off their self-raised livestock …Walter O'Brien

Word History

First Known Use

1647, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-raised was in 1647

Dictionary Entries Near self-raised

Cite this Entry

“Self-raised.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-raised. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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