Raised

  • (adj): Increased especially to abnormal levels.
    Example: "The raised prices frightened away customers"
    Synonyms: inflated
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on raised:

Entering Heaven Alive - Islam
... clearly negates that Jesus (sws) was raised to heavens alive (355)." Yet Dr ... elsewhere that the Qur'an in fact states that "God raised him to himself" ... This is because the Qu'ran states that God "raised him to a lofty station", and that has been taken to be a term for ascending, upon which it is concluded that 'Idris' was 'Enoch' ...
Across The Sky - Early Life
... He was raised in Christian schools his earliest performances were in this setting and in his home church of Southeast Christian Church, in Louisville ... Unger was raised on Christian music ... He was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ and is the middle of three brothers ...
Edmond Memorial High School - Swine Week
... Swine Week is a week-long community service project at Edmond Memorial which has raised over $3 million ... In 2008 the Swine Week theme was Viva Hog Vegas, which raised over $265,000 (after expenses) for the Oklahoma Family Center for Autism ... In 2009, the theme was Pigelodeon (and it raised $318,919 (after expenses) for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ...
U.S. History Of Alcohol Minimum Purchase Age By State
... to 1983, several states voluntarily raised their purchase ages to 19 (or, less commonly, 20 or 21), in part to combat drunk driving fatalities ... By mid-1988, all 50 states and the District of Columbia had raised their purchase ages to 21 (but not Puerto Rico, Guam, or the Virgin Islands, see Additional Notes below) ... their drinking ages, while Guam has raised its drinking age to 21 in July 2010 ...
Methodist College Belfast - History - Foundation
... Funds for this school were raised in 1845 and it was opened the same year first as the Wesleyan Connexional School and later Wesley College, named after Charles ... It was only in 1855 that the idea was raised of founding a school specifically for the education of sons of ministers like the Methodist Church in England had at Kingswood ... Funds were again raised with significant amounts coming from America and England ...

More definitions of "raised":

  • (adj): Embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery.
    Example: "Raised needlework"; "raised metalwork"
    Synonyms: brocaded, embossed
  • (adj): Leavened usually with yeast.
    Example: "Raised bread"
  • (adj): Above the surround or above the normal position.
    Example: "A raised design"; "raised eyebrows"

Famous quotes containing the word raised:

    An interesting play cannot in the nature of things mean anything but a play in which problems of conduct and character of personal importance to the audience are raised and suggestively discussed.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    You overfed the boy, Ma’am. You raised an artificial spirit in the lad, unbecoming to his station on life. This would never have happened if you kept him on gruel.
    Vernon Harris (c. 1910)

    Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has looked favorably on his people and redeemed them.
    He has raised up a mighty savior for us
    in the house of his servant David,
    as he spoke through the mouth of his holy prophets from of old...
    Bible: New Testament, Luke 1:68-70.