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 Dictionary entry overview: What does raised mean? 

RAISED (adjective)
  The adjective RAISED has 3 senses:

1. above the surround or above the normal position
2. embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery
3. increased especially to abnormal levels

  Familiarity information: RAISED used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

RAISED (adjective)

Sense 1raised [BACK TO TOP]


Above the surround or above the normal position

Context examples:

a raised design / raised eyebrows


elevated (raised above the ground)

up (open)

lifted; upraised (held up in the air)


lowered (below the surround or below the normal position)

Sense 2raised [BACK TO TOP]


Embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery


brocaded; embossed; raised

Context examples:

brocaded silk / an embossed satin / embossed leather / raised needlework / raised metalwork


adorned; decorated (provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction)

Sense 3raised [BACK TO TOP]


Increased especially to abnormal levels


raised; inflated

Context examples:

the raised prices frightened away customers / inflated wages / an inflated economy


increased (made greater in size or amount or degree)

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