What is the
difference between Raise and Raze and Razz?
What is the difference between Raise and Raze and Razz? :
Raise : (verb)
( 1 ) Cause to rise
Lift or move something to a higher level
Raise your hands.
She raised her hat to me.
He raised his eyes from his work.
( 2 ) Increase the amount or volume or heighten the level of something
I shall raise your salary.
Do not raise your voice.
You should raise standards of services.
( 3 ) Cause something to appear or arise
Your comments raised suspicion in people’s minds.
The horses’ hooves raised a cloud of dust.
Your dirty jokes raised a blush on her rosy cheeks.
( 4 ) Bring something up for discussion or attention
The book raises many important issues for our considerations.
I am glad you raised that point.
( 5 ) Get in contact with someone
Find something or someone
I cannot raise her on the phone.
( 6 ) Manage to obtain, bring or collect something together
We shall raise funds for charity.
( 7 ) Bring up (a child)
He was raised by his uncle on a farm.
It is difficult raising a family on a small income.
Raze : (verb)
( 1 ) Destroy (a building) completely
Two buildings were razed to the ground.
Razz : (verb)
( 1 ) Ridicule
Make fun of something
Children were razzing the beggar.
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