[n] raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
[n] the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
[n] the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
[adj] increasing in quantity or value; "a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"
breeding, bringing up, elevation, fosterage, fostering, increasing, lift, nurture, nurture, rearing, rearing, upbringing