What is the opposite of raise?

36 antonyms found



[ ɹ_ˈeɪ_z], [ ɹˈe͡ɪz], [ ɹˈe‍ɪz]

Antonyms for Raise:


Usage examples of Raise:

  1. They see him, as he looks at them, and they weep, and are unable for some time to do anything or to raise their eyes from the ground, so bowed down they are with woe. "Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot"", Chretien DeTroyes.
  2. That's the one they all go by- those who git out and can raise the money. "The Underdog", F. Hopkinson Smith.
  3. If we raise the question, Black will do the rest. "The Short Line War", Merwin-Webster.

Rhymes for Raise:

  1. gaze, raze, lyonnaise, chaise, bouquets, baize, portrays, days, stays, jays, cliches, conveys, hayes, rephrase, res, praise, slays, dismays, prays, defrays, strays, decays, glaze, surveys, phrase, rase, malaise, blaze, hays, trays, caches, weighs, lays, maize, haze, graze, sprays, repays, dais, berets, daze, displays, blase, betrays, polonaise, braise, essays, craze, bays, phase, sways, delays, obeys, maze, ways, faze, plays, pays, mays, brays;
  2. ballets, allays, ablaze, arrays, appraise, amaze;
  3. urokinase;

Quotes for Raise:

  1. I don't see a groundswell of people willing to raise gas taxes right now. That leaves fuel economy standards as the only effective tool we have as a nation to make a dent in our dangerous and ever growing consumption of oil. Sherwood Boehlert.
  2. Our seniors have worked long and hard to better the economy, raise families and serve their communities. They deserve to live independent and active lives in their golden years. Christopher Dodd.
  3. The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois. Gustave Flaubert.

Idioms of Raise:

  1. raise glass to;
  2. raise the bar;
  3. raise ( sb's) hackles;