Raised
Raised Raised (r[=a]zd), a. 1. Lifted up; showing above the surroundings; as, raised or embossed metal work. [1913 Webster]

2. Leavened; made with leaven, or yeast; -- used of bread, cake, etc., as distinguished from that made with cream of tartar, soda, etc. See {Raise}, v. t., 4. [1913 Webster]

{Raised beach}. See under {Beach}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • raised — [ reızd ] adjective * 1. ) a raised area is higher than the area around it: The larger goods are displayed on raised platforms. The floor in the middle of the room is slightly raised. a ) if part of your body is raised, it is higher than the rest …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • raised — [reızd] adj higher than the surrounding area or surface ▪ a raised platform …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • raised — raised; un·raised; …   English syllables

  • raised — index prominent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • raised — [rāzd] adj. 1. made in low relief; embossed 2. having a napped surface, or having the pile cut with a design in relief: said of fabric 3. leavened with yeast rather than baking powder or soda …   English World dictionary

  • raised */ — UK [reɪzd] / US adjective 1) a) a raised area is higher than the area around it The larger goods are displayed on raised platforms. The floor in the middle of the room is slightly raised. b) if part of your body is raised, it is higher than the… …   English dictionary

  • Raised — Raise Raise (r[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raised} (r[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Raising}.] [OE. reisen, Icel. reisa, causative of r[=i]sa to rise. See {Rise}, and cf. {Rear} to raise.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • raised — adjective 1. located or moved above the surround or above the normal position (Freq. 4) a raised design raised eyebrows • Ant: ↑lowered • Similar to: ↑elevated, ↑up, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • raised — adj. Raised is used with these nouns: ↑arm, ↑bed, ↑blood pressure, ↑cholesterol, ↑edge, ↑expectation, ↑eyebrow, ↑floor, ↑mole, ↑platform, ↑terrace, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • raised — adjective Date: 1599 1. a. done in relief b. having a nap 2. leavened with yeast rather than with baking powder or baking soda …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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