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1. raise

verb. ['ˈreɪz'] raise the level or amount of something.

Synonyms

  • increase

Antonyms

  • venial sin
  • uncoiled

Etymology

  • raisen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Raise

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How do you pronounce raise?

Pronounce raise as reɪz.

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Sentences with raise


1. Verb, base form
A woman was expected to find a man to marry and then raise a family.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Than raise and support the front of your Toyota on jack stands.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Any time you exercise, you raise your metabolic rate.

Quotes about raise


1. Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.
- Ludwig van Beethoven

2. After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

3. Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.
- Kurt Vonnegut

2. raise

verb. ['ˈreɪz'] raise from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • prove
  • kick up
  • chin up
  • pinnacle
  • skid
  • come up
  • levitate
  • pick up
  • underlay
  • shoulder
  • trice up
  • hike
  • lift up
  • jack
  • boost
  • pump
  • move
  • wind
  • lift
  • hike up
  • leaven
  • uprise
  • go up
  • elevate
  • bring up
  • run up
  • move up
  • heighten
  • get up
  • gather up
  • arise
  • hoist
  • erect
  • rear
  • rise
  • trice
  • displace
  • chin

Antonyms

  • lower
  • behave
  • discontinue
  • closing

Etymology

  • raisen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. raise

verb. ['ˈreɪz'] cause to be heard or known; express or utter.

Synonyms

  • verbalize
  • express
  • verbalise
  • call up
  • give tongue to
  • bring forward

Antonyms

  • top out
  • break
  • unmake
  • stay

Etymology

  • raisen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. raise

verb. ['ˈreɪz'] collect funds for a specific purpose.

Synonyms

  • fund-raise
  • take in
  • fundraise
  • fund raise

Antonyms

  • buy
  • uncoil
  • untwine
  • sit down

Etymology

  • raisen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. raise

verb. ['ˈreɪz'] cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques.

Synonyms

  • farm
  • produce
  • keep
  • grow
  • carry
  • cultivate

Antonyms

  • follow
  • ascend
  • rise
  • precede

Etymology

  • raisen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. raise

verb. ['ˈreɪz'] bring up.

Synonyms

  • foster
  • rear
  • cradle
  • fledge
  • nurture
  • bring up
  • grow up

Antonyms

  • cast off
  • unfasten
  • disjoin
  • underdress

Etymology

  • raisen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. raise

verb. ['ˈreɪz'] summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic.

Synonyms

  • kick up
  • provoke
  • maledict
  • anathemize
  • conjure
  • bedamn
  • damn
  • put forward
  • create
  • arouse
  • evoke
  • stir
  • call down
  • bring up
  • beshrew
  • curse
  • imprecate
  • bless
  • make
  • anathemise
  • call forth
  • conjure up

Antonyms

  • bless
  • spread
  • set
  • go off

Etymology

  • raisen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. raise

verb. ['ˈreɪz'] move upwards.

Synonyms

  • go up
  • come up
  • move up
  • rise
  • displace
  • move
  • arise
  • lift

Antonyms

  • arrange
  • disengage
  • wind
  • back

Etymology

  • raisen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. raise

noun. ['ˈreɪz'] the amount a salary is increased.

Synonyms

  • hike
  • wage hike
  • increase
  • rise
  • wage increase
  • salary increase

Antonyms

  • abduct
  • glycerolize
  • invest
  • deposit

Etymology

  • raisen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. raise

verb. ['ˈreɪz'] construct, build, or erect.

Synonyms

  • make
  • rear
  • put up
  • construct
  • set up
  • build

Antonyms

  • stop
  • deteriorate
  • sell
  • ride

Etymology

  • raisen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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