Definition of raised in English:


Syllabification: raised
Pronunciation: /rāzd


  • 1Elevated to a higher position or level; lifted: they ate on a raised platform at one end of the hall
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    • We also found drainage manhole covers raised to drain off the waters.
    • The noses are riveted to a raised area, carefully indented to the front along a vertical midline.
    • A mound, or motte, was raised up to one hundred feet in height.
  • 1.1Embossed; in relief: the building features raised lettering
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    embossed, relief, relievo, die-stamped
  • 1.2(Of bread or pastry) made with a raising agent such as yeast: raised doughnuts
  • 2More intense or strong than usual; higher: a neighbor heard raised voices from the women’s apartment as we age we are more likely to have raised blood pressure
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    • Archie looked back to the crewmen who were now looking their way, attracted by their raised voices.
    • Yet, voices continue to be raised in opposition.
    • The temperature was raised using a linear heating rate of 1.0°C / min.

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