Synonyms of raise in English:

raise

verb

  • 1 he raised a hand in greeting
    lift, lift up, hold aloft, elevate, uplift, upraise, upthrust; hoist, haul up, hitch up
    he raised a hand in greeting
    [Antonyms] lower
  • 2 he raised himself in the bed
    set upright, set vertical; sit up, stand up
    he raised himself in the bed
    [Antonyms] lay down knock over
  • 3 they raised prices
    increase, put up, push up, up, mark up, escalate, inflate
    informal hike (up), jack up, bump up
    they raised prices
    [Antonyms] lower reduce
  • 6 how will you raise the money?
    get, obtain, acquire; accumulate, amass, collect, fetch, net, make
    how will you raise the money?
    [Antonyms] distribute spend
  • 8 a tax raised on imports
    levy, impose, exact, demand, charge
  • 9 he raised several objections
    bring up, air, ventilate; present, table, propose, submit, advance, suggest, moot, put forward
    he raised several objections
    [Antonyms] withdraw keep quiet about
  • 13 he was raised to a captaincy
    promote, advance, upgrade, elevate, ennoble
    informal kick upstairs
    he was raised to a captaincy
    [Antonyms] demote

noun

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  • 1 the workers wanted a raise
    pay increase, increment

Phrases

raise hell

informal see hell

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