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, stand, stand 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 hike, hike up, 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, summon, summon up, 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
British get on to

noun

1‘he wanted a raise and some extra leave’

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