Synonyms of raise in English:

raise


See definition of raise

verb

1‘Arthur raised a hand in greeting’

SYNONYMS

lift, lift up, raise aloft, elevate

uplift, upraise, hoist, haul up, heave up, lever up, hitch up, take up

British informal hoick up

rare upheave, uprear, upthrust

2‘he raised the child to a sitting position’

SYNONYMS

set upright, place vertical, set up, put up, upend, stand on end

pitch

ANTONYMS

knock over, lay down

3‘there was no alternative but to raise prices’

SYNONYMS

increase, put up, push up, up, mark up, step up, lift, augment, escalate, inflate, swell, add to

informal jack up, bump up

ANTONYMS

lower, reduce

4‘I really hope they can raise their game’

SYNONYMS

improve, boost, lift, enhance, make better, ameliorate, upgrade

5‘he raised the volume of his voice slightly’

SYNONYMS

increase, heighten, make higher, lift, augment, amplify, magnify, intensify, boost, step up, turn up, add to

make louder, louden

ANTONYMS

lower

6‘the temple was raised in about 900 BC’

SYNONYMS

build, construct, erect, assemble, put up

ANTONYMS

demolish, raze

7‘the yeast created enough gas to raise the thick bread dough’

SYNONYMS

cause to rise, make rise, leaven, ferment

puff up, dilate, inflate

8‘how do you propose to raise the money?’

SYNONYMS

get, obtain, acquire

accumulate, amass, scrape together, collect

fetch, realize, yield, net, make

ANTONYMS

distribute, spend

9‘the city had raised troops to fight for the Government’

SYNONYMS

recruit, enlist, sign up, conscript, call to arms, call up, muster, mobilize, levy, rally, press, gather together, get together, collect, assemble, call together

North American draft

ANTONYMS

stand down, demobilize

10‘stamp duty is a tax raised on transfers of ownership’

SYNONYMS

levy, impose, exact, demand, charge

11‘he raised one objection after another’

SYNONYMS

bring up, introduce, advance, broach, mention, allude to, touch on, suggest, moot, put forward, bring forward, pose, present, table, propose, submit

air, ventilate

ANTONYMS

withdraw, keep quiet about

12‘the disaster raised doubts about the safety of nuclear power’

SYNONYMS

give rise to, occasion, cause, bring into being, bring about, produce, engender, draw forth, elicit, create, set going, set afoot, result in, lead to, prompt, awaken, arouse, excite, summon up, activate, evoke, induce, kindle, incite, stir up, trigger, spark off, provoke, instigate, foment, whip up

literary beget, enkindle

ANTONYMS

allay, end

13‘most parents manage to raise their children successfully’

SYNONYMS

bring up, rear, nurture, look after, care for, take care of, provide for, mother, parent, tend, protect, cherish

educate, train, foster

14‘he raised cattle in Nebraska’

SYNONYMS

breed, rear, nurture, keep, tend

15‘wheat is also raised in considerable quantity’

SYNONYMS

grow, farm, cultivate, produce, propagate, bring on

plant

16‘he was raised to the peerage’

SYNONYMS

promote, advance, upgrade, elevate, prefer, ennoble, aggrandize, exalt, give a higher rank to, give advancement to

informal kick upstairs

ANTONYMS

demote

17‘raids across the border raised the spectre of civil war’

SYNONYMS

cause to appear, call up, call forth, invoke, conjure up

ANTONYMS

lay

18‘Alfonso at once raised the siege of Saragossa’

SYNONYMS

end, stop, bring to an end, put an end to, terminate, abandon, lift

ANTONYMS

start, impose

19‘see if you can raise them on the radio’

SYNONYMS

contact, get in touch with, get hold of, reach, communicate with

phone, radio, call

get on to


noun

1‘he wanted a raise and some extra holiday’

SYNONYMS

rise, pay increase, salary increase, wage increase, increment


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