Synonyms of raw in English:

raw


See definition of raw

adjective

1‘a piece of raw carrot’

SYNONYMS

uncooked, fresh

underdone

ANTONYMS

cooked

2‘the cost of raw materials is likely to rise’

SYNONYMS

unprocessed, untreated, unrefined, crude, natural, unmilled, unprepared, unfinished

green

ANTONYMS

refined, processed

3‘a group of raw recruits’

SYNONYMS

inexperienced, new, lacking experience, untrained, unskilled, unpractised, untried, untested, unseasoned, untutored, unschooled

callow, immature, green, ignorant, naive, unsophisticated

informal wet behind the ears

ANTONYMS

experienced, skilled

4‘his skin was raw in places’

SYNONYMS

sore, red, inflamed, painful, sensitive, tender

abraded, chafed, skinned, open, exposed, unhealed, bloody

technical excoriated

5‘it was a raw morning with a bitter east wind’

SYNONYMS

bleak, cold, chilly, chilling, chill, freezing, icy, icy-cold, wintry, bitter, biting, piercing, penetrating, sharp, keen, damp, wet

informal nippy

British informal parky

ANTONYMS

warm, balmy

6‘the raw emotions depicted in such stories’

SYNONYMS

strong, intense, passionate, fervent, vehement, powerful, violent, acute

undisguised, unconcealed, unrestrained, uninhibited

7‘raw, contemporary images of Latin America’

SYNONYMS

realistic, true to life, unembellished, unvarnished, gritty, naked, bare, brutal, harsh

frank, candid, honest, forthright, straightforward, direct, blunt, outspoken

informal warts and all

ANTONYMS

unrealistic, idealized

8‘raw but authentic artistic power’

SYNONYMS

unsophisticated, crude, rough, unpolished, unrefined, undeveloped


Phrases

    in the raw

      ‘I slept in the raw’

      See naked