Nouns (14)

fosterage, bringing up, upbringing, rearing, raising, nurture, fostering, breeding
n. helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
nurture, rearing, raising
n. the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
raising, lift, elevation
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"

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adj. increasing in quantity or value; "a cost-raising increase in the basic wage rate"

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Synonyms (17)

acceleratory, accelerative
adj. tending to increase velocity
adj. marked or produced by accretion
adj. growing by accretion
adj. increasing in amount or degree: "rising prices"
adj. increasing or having the power to increase especially in size or amount or degree; "`up' is an augmentative word in `hurry up'"
adj. increasing in size or area or volume or bulk or range: "an expanding universe"; "our expanding work load"
flaring, aflare
adj. streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air; "ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her"; "flags aflare in the breeze"
adj. increasing in size or degree or amount; "her growing popularity"; "growing evidence of a world depression"; "a growing city"; "growing businesses"
adj. growing by taking over and incorporating adjacent territories; "the Russian Empire was a typical incorporative state"
adj. increasing in length: "the lengthening days of February"
maximising, maximizing
adj. making as great as possible
adj. tending or having the power to multiply or increase in number or quantity or degree; "the multiplicative tendency of proportional representation"
profit-maximising, profit-maximizing
adj. making the profit as great as possible; "the profit-maximizing price"

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