The father was speaking as someone who had been raised in India by very strict parents.
The “traditional” nightingales are raised on a farm and fed organic birdseed.
The perspective down the center of this painting is the raised embankment of an old railroad bed.
Sinclair herself was born in New York in 1948 and raised in Paris, an heiress to Rosenberg's art fortune.
Obama raised taxes and found inefficient spending within the Medicare system to finance covering the uninsured.
Willem, as he spoke, raised the heavy death-dealing roer to his shoulder.
Not a hand was raised—for his worst enemies could not deny that he was temperate and frugal.
She raised her eyes, and they said she was pleased with the plan.
But at last there came a day against which no objections could be raised.
Think where that steer was raised, and where the leather was tanned.
c.1200, "cause a rising of; lift upright, set upright; build, construct," from a Scandinavian source, e.g. Old Norse reisa "to raise," from Proto-Germanic *raizjan (cf. Gothic ur-raisjan, Old English ræran "to rear;" see rear (v.)), causative of root *ris- "to rise" (see rise (v.)). At first sharing many senses with native rear (v.).
Meaning "make higher" is from c.1300 in the physical sense, as is that of "restore to life." Of the voice, from late 14c. Meaning "increase the amount of" is from c.1500; from 1530s of prices, etc. Meaning "to bring up" (a question, etc.) is from 1640s. Card-playing sense is from 1821. Meaning "promote the growth of" (plants, etc.) is from 1660s; sense of "foster, rear, bring up" (of children) is from 1744. Meaning "to elevate" (the consciousness) is from 1970. Related: Raised; raising.
Pickering (1816) has a long passage on the use of raise and grow in reference to crops. He writes that in the U.S. raise is used of persons, in the sense "brought up," but it is "never thus used in the Northern States. Bartlett  adds that it "is applied in the Southern States to the breeding of negroes. It is sometimes heard at the North among the illiterate; as 'I was raised in Connecticut,' meaning brought up there."
"act of raising or lifting," 1530s, from raise (v.). Meaning "an increase in amount or value" is from 1728. Meaning "increase in salary or wages" is from 1898, chiefly American English (British preferring rise). Earliest attested use (c.1500) is in obsolete sense of "a levy."