- Antonyms of RAISE
declivity, shrinkage, demote, declination, decrement, level, take down, depletion, lowering, deduction, bump, drop off, loss, descent, falloff, fall, step down, rase, reduction, diminution, pull down, subtraction, let down, declension, get down, decline, raze, lower, dismantle, kick downstairs, Diminishment, bring down, tear down, relegate, decrease, abatement, break, downslope, lessening.
- Examples of usage:
- Cerizet had only suggested the affair of the house to Theodose after making sure that among the three, Madame Poiret, Cadenet, and himself, it was impossible to raise the full sum of one hundred thousand francs. - "The Lesser Bourgeoisie" by Honore de Balzac
- Nay do not raise your hand. - "The Outlaw of Torn" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
- I told him that if this were true, he could surely find some person who would run to Mashudi, and raise the malcontents, who would at once carry my message to Rionga. - "Ismailia" by Samuel W. Baker