Synonyms of raise in English:

raise

verb

  • 2 he raised the child to a sitting position
    set upright, place vertical, set up, put up, stand (up), upend, stand on end; pitch
    he raised the child to a sitting position
    [Antonyms] knock over lay down
  • 5 he raised the volume of his voice slightly they were able to raise public awareness of the issues involved
    increase, heighten, make higher, lift, augment, amplify, magnify, intensify, boost, step up, turn up, add to; make louder, louden
    he raised the volume of his voice slightly they were able to raise public awareness of the issues involved
    [Antonyms] lower
  • 6 the temple was raised in about 900 BC the temple was raised in about 900 BC
    [Antonyms] demolish raze
  • 7 the yeast created enough gas to raise the thick bread dough
    cause to rise, make rise, leaven, ferment; puff up, dilate, inflate
  • 8 how do you propose to raise the money?
    get, obtain, acquire; accumulate, amass, scrape together, collect; fetch, realize, yield, net, make
    how do you propose to raise the money?
    [Antonyms] distribute spend
  • 10 stamp duty is a tax raised on transfers of ownership
    levy, impose, exact, demand, charge
  • 17 raids across the border raised the spectre of civil war
    cause to appear, call up, call forth, invoke, summon (up), conjure up
    raids across the border raised the spectre of civil war
    [Antonyms] lay
  • 18 Alfonso at once raised the siege of Saragossa
    end, stop, bring to an end, put an end to, terminate, abandon, lift
    Alfonso at once raised the siege of Saragossa
    [Antonyms] start impose

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  • North American he wanted a raise and some extra holiday
    rise, pay/wage/salary increase, increment

Phrases

raise hell

informal See hell

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