Synonyms & Antonyms : Raise





Raise



( Verb )


We did our best to
raise the sunken ship to the surface, but in vain.

Synonyms:

Lift

Hoist

Exalt

Increase

Collect

Grow

Breed

Cultivate

Develop

Nature

Elevate

Uplift

Contextual Examples:

The government is trying to
lift the common people from below the poverty line.

The Prime Minister
hoists the national flag at the Red Fort on August 15 every year.

The nationalized banks are supposed to
elevate the poor farmer to a bit higher level of working and giving.

The government has floated a few ambitious projects to
uplift the scheduled castes.

Democracy is meant to
promote the cause of the people at large.



Antonyms:

Depress

Lower

Decrease

Diminish

Lessen

Reduce

Descend

Contextual Examples:

The scene of floods and the havoc
depressed the Prime Minister.

It orders to raise the standard of living of the poor, it is necessary for the richer classes to
lower theirs a bit.

The bird killed by Joe with his toy gun
descended on the ground with its injured wings.




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