raise verb definition in Raising children topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Raising children topic
(especially North American English) to care for a child or young animal until it is able to take care of itself raise somebody/something They were both raised in the South. kids raised on a diet of hamburgers raise somebody/something as something | raise somebody/something + noun They raised her (as) a Catholic. I was born and raised a city boy.

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