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What is the difference between Raise and Raze and Razz?
What is the difference between Raise and Raze and Razz? :
) 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.
) 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.
) 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.
) Bring something up for discussion or attention
The book raises many important issues for our considerations.
I am glad you raised that point.
) Get in contact with someone
Find something or someone
I cannot raise her on the phone.
) Manage to obtain, bring or collect something together
We shall raise funds for charity.
) Bring up (a child)
He was raised by his uncle on a farm.
It is difficult raising a family on a small income.
) Destroy (a building) completely
Two buildings were razed to the ground.
Make fun of something
Children were razzing the beggar.
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