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Antonyms for raw

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raw, altogether, birthday suit(adj)

    informal terms for nakedness

    "in the raw"; "in the altogether"; "in his birthday suit"

    Antonyms:
    cooked, processed, saute, roasted, stewed, pancake-style, ready-cooked, wafer-like, burnt, braised, overdone, lyonnaise, barbecued, hard-boiled, grilled, just, souffle-like, experient, burned, candy-like, medium, roast, fried, steamed, seared, toasted, well-done, finished, experienced, parched, poached, painless, analyzed, covert, batter-fried, soft-boiled, treated, hot, clothed, fair, rare-roasted, hard-baked, baked, boiled, sunny-side up, polished, done, uninjured, clad, au gratin, deep-fried, sauteed, broiled

    Synonyms:
    altogether, birthday suit

  2. natural, raw(a), rude(a)(adj)

    (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes

    "natural yogurt"; "natural produce"; "raw wool"; "raw sugar"; "bales of rude cotton"

    Antonyms:
    souffle-like, painless, burnt, poached, roast, pancake-style, experient, sauteed, grilled, overdone, clothed, au gratin, done, fair, ready-cooked, baked, polished, saute, steamed, clad, just, hard-baked, analyzed, burned, experienced, wafer-like, roasted, hard-boiled, hot, cooked, lyonnaise, deep-fried, processed, broiled, treated, soft-boiled, medium, covert, well-done, braised, boiled, batter-fried, sunny-side up, uninjured, seared, fried, stewed, rare-roasted, candy-like, barbecued, toasted, finished, parched

  3. raw(adj)

    having the surface exposed and painful

    "a raw wound"

    Antonyms:
    sunny-side up, sauteed, au gratin, hard-boiled, stewed, grilled, analyzed, parched, broiled, souffle-like, wafer-like, saute, seared, ready-cooked, roasted, finished, hot, polished, cooked, clothed, experient, burnt, candy-like, processed, just, done, baked, experienced, deep-fried, lyonnaise, uninjured, boiled, soft-boiled, hard-baked, overdone, roast, well-done, covert, poached, clad, medium, treated, barbecued, fair, pancake-style, rare-roasted, burned, braised, fried, toasted, painless, steamed, batter-fried

    Synonyms:
    sensitive, cutting, crude, naked, new, bare-assed, rude(a), naked as a jaybird, peeled, bare-ass, in the altogether, tender, stark naked, in the buff, unsanded, natural, raw(a), sore, in the raw, bleak

  4. raw(adj)

    not treated with heat to prepare it for eating

    Antonyms:
    broiled, well-done, soft-boiled, hard-boiled, hard-baked, pancake-style, done, sauteed, fair, lyonnaise, roasted, saute, finished, wafer-like, braised, toasted, rare-roasted, treated, steamed, grilled, experienced, sunny-side up, burnt, souffle-like, parched, just, medium, burned, deep-fried, clad, fried, experient, cooked, overdone, boiled, candy-like, processed, poached, roast, polished, baked, barbecued, hot, au gratin, batter-fried, clothed, uninjured, analyzed, painless, covert, seared, stewed, ready-cooked

    Synonyms:
    sensitive, cutting, crude, naked, new, bare-assed, rude(a), naked as a jaybird, peeled, bare-ass, in the altogether, tender, stark naked, in the buff, unsanded, natural, raw(a), sore, in the raw, bleak

  5. raw(adj)

    not processed or refined

    "raw sewage"

    Antonyms:
    just, medium, sauteed, analyzed, braised, grilled, clad, roasted, hard-baked, painless, ready-cooked, poached, parched, uninjured, deep-fried, wafer-like, boiled, soft-boiled, steamed, pancake-style, barbecued, toasted, baked, overdone, fried, cooked, treated, batter-fried, lyonnaise, experienced, souffle-like, burned, well-done, candy-like, au gratin, hard-boiled, clothed, done, covert, processed, broiled, seared, hot, stewed, burnt, roast, sunny-side up, finished, polished, experient, saute, fair, rare-roasted

    Synonyms:
    sensitive, cutting, crude, naked, new, bare-assed, rude(a), naked as a jaybird, peeled, bare-ass, in the altogether, tender, stark naked, in the buff, unsanded, natural, raw(a), sore, in the raw, bleak

  6. naked, raw(adj)

    devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure

    "naked ambition"; "raw fury"; "you may kill someone someday with your raw power"

    Antonyms:
    hard-boiled, clothed, broiled, steamed, deep-fried, batter-fried, souffle-like, done, hard-baked, wafer-like, soft-boiled, lyonnaise, toasted, barbecued, polished, baked, boiled, stewed, roast, rare-roasted, covert, ready-cooked, clad, poached, experient, fried, just, candy-like, saute, grilled, seared, sunny-side up, braised, analyzed, painless, well-done, parched, uninjured, cooked, au gratin, finished, processed, experienced, pancake-style, burned, overdone, sauteed, fair, medium, treated, burnt, roasted, hot

    Synonyms:
    au naturel(p), sensitive, cutting, crude, naked, peeled, new, bare-assed, rude(a), naked as a jaybird, nude, bare-ass, in the altogether, tender, stark naked, in the buff, unsanded, natural, defenseless, raw(a), sore, in the raw, bleak, bare

  7. raw(adj)

    brutally unfair or harsh

    "received raw treatment from his friends"; "a raw deal"

    Antonyms:
    seared, rare-roasted, toasted, sunny-side up, soft-boiled, burnt, treated, polished, lyonnaise, steamed, clad, experienced, uninjured, pancake-style, deep-fried, grilled, analyzed, processed, stewed, braised, medium, experient, overdone, parched, fried, fair, hot, barbecued, roast, wafer-like, covert, roasted, done, souffle-like, batter-fried, saute, broiled, cooked, clothed, au gratin, poached, painless, baked, candy-like, boiled, just, well-done, burned, hard-boiled, hard-baked, sauteed, ready-cooked, finished

    Synonyms:
    sensitive, cutting, crude, naked, new, bare-assed, rude(a), naked as a jaybird, peeled, bare-ass, in the altogether, tender, stark naked, in the buff, unsanded, natural, raw(a), sore, in the raw, bleak

  8. crude, raw(adj)

    not processed or subjected to analysis

    "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"

    Antonyms:
    medium, polished, experienced, au gratin, painless, batter-fried, stewed, parched, overdone, cooked, boiled, burned, hot, souffle-like, steamed, well-done, ready-cooked, soft-boiled, just, finished, roast, sunny-side up, roasted, barbecued, saute, clothed, poached, fried, fair, broiled, grilled, analyzed, deep-fried, candy-like, burnt, experient, pancake-style, processed, seared, braised, treated, wafer-like, rare-roasted, uninjured, hard-boiled, clad, done, hard-baked, sauteed, toasted, covert, baked, lyonnaise

    Synonyms:
    rough, naked as a jaybird, primitive, in the buff, unrefined, sensitive, rude, crude(a), naked, new, vulgar, bare-assed, rude(a), gross, peeled, bare-ass, in the altogether, stark(a), cutting, tender, stark naked, earthy, crude, unprocessed, natural, raw(a), sore, in the raw, bleak, blunt, unsanded

  9. raw(adj)

    untempered and unrefined

    "raw talent"; "raw beauty"

    Antonyms:
    analyzed, lyonnaise, experient, candy-like, deep-fried, soft-boiled, painless, broiled, finished, overdone, roasted, souffle-like, stewed, hard-baked, batter-fried, clothed, fried, burnt, seared, hot, burned, sunny-side up, polished, grilled, parched, wafer-like, well-done, braised, hard-boiled, poached, rare-roasted, covert, just, uninjured, barbecued, steamed, ready-cooked, saute, processed, done, fair, experienced, clad, roast, pancake-style, toasted, boiled, treated, cooked, medium, au gratin, baked, sauteed

    Synonyms:
    sensitive, cutting, crude, naked, new, bare-assed, rude(a), naked as a jaybird, peeled, bare-ass, in the altogether, tender, stark naked, in the buff, unsanded, natural, raw(a), sore, in the raw, bleak

  10. sensitive, sore, raw, tender(adj)

    hurting

    "the tender spot on his jaw"

    Antonyms:
    clothed, polished, experient, steamed, toasted, seared, parched, saute, covert, poached, processed, cooked, just, grilled, medium, burned, burnt, analyzed, au gratin, barbecued, roast, pancake-style, braised, sauteed, uninjured, roasted, hard-baked, fried, baked, soft-boiled, sunny-side up, broiled, stewed, ready-cooked, overdone, well-done, souffle-like, rare-roasted, finished, hard-boiled, done, deep-fried, candy-like, hot, experienced, boiled, lyonnaise, wafer-like, fair, batter-fried, treated, painless, clad

    Synonyms:
    stark naked, sensitive, tender, bare-assed, new, sore, fond, cranky, crank, warm, naked as a jaybird, unsanded, natural, peeled, in the altogether, painful, cutting, in the raw, affectionate, crude, mad, tippy, afflictive, bare-ass, raw(a), rude(a), naked, bleak, huffy, lovesome, sensible, untoughened, in the buff

  11. bleak, cutting, raw(adj)

    unpleasantly cold and damp

    "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"

    Antonyms:
    fair, painless, polished, seared, hard-baked, barbecued, finished, covert, broiled, overdone, processed, burnt, grilled, sunny-side up, au gratin, wafer-like, baked, clad, soft-boiled, hot, parched, toasted, sauteed, just, roasted, clothed, burned, fried, medium, boiled, souffle-like, pancake-style, deep-fried, well-done, done, rare-roasted, batter-fried, roast, treated, braised, stewed, analyzed, hard-boiled, lyonnaise, ready-cooked, saute, experient, candy-like, steamed, uninjured, cooked, poached, experienced

    Synonyms:
    cutting, sensitive, tender, bare-assed, new, sore, bare-ass, bare, lancinating, stinging, black, unsanded, natural, peeled, stark naked, desolate, dim, piercing, in the altogether, naked as a jaybird, in the raw, crude, lancinate, knifelike, keen, edged, barren, raw(a), rude(a), naked, bleak, stabbing, stark, in the buff

  12. raw(a), unsanded(adj)

    used of wood and furniture

    "raw wood"

    Antonyms:
    grilled, clothed, wafer-like, painless, sunny-side up, fair, processed, hard-baked, hard-boiled, medium, batter-fried, experient, finished, saute, braised, parched, cooked, roasted, analyzed, baked, sauteed, barbecued, hot, overdone, fried, burnt, boiled, done, roast, uninjured, rare-roasted, toasted, covert, au gratin, broiled, experienced, clad, stewed, treated, poached, candy-like, polished, burned, just, deep-fried, lyonnaise, souffle-like, seared, pancake-style, soft-boiled, well-done, ready-cooked, steamed

  13. raw, new(adj)

    lacking training or experience

    "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits"

    Antonyms:
    fried, overdone, braised, uninjured, souffle-like, grilled, analyzed, seared, medium, burned, experient, sunny-side up, broiled, wafer-like, pancake-style, polished, hard-baked, sauteed, toasted, roast, rare-roasted, boiled, clad, well-done, just, baked, batter-fried, painless, poached, hot, fair, covert, saute, barbecued, experienced, clothed, finished, hard-boiled, roasted, au gratin, cooked, parched, ready-cooked, steamed, treated, done, soft-boiled, stewed, burnt, deep-fried, lyonnaise, candy-like, processed

    Synonyms:
    young, sensitive, cutting, crude, naked, fresh, new, bare-assed, novel, rude(a), naked as a jaybird, peeled, bare-ass, unexampled, in the altogether, tender, stark naked, in the buff, unsanded, natural, new(a), raw(a), sore, in the raw, bleak, newfangled

  14. bare-assed, bare-ass, in the altogether, in the buff, in the raw, raw, peeled, naked as a jaybird, stark naked(adj)

    (used informally) completely unclothed

    Antonyms:
    au gratin, batter-fried, roasted, clothed, ready-cooked, toasted, wafer-like, medium, polished, overdone, rare-roasted, braised, fried, poached, treated, just, processed, parched, souffle-like, analyzed, sunny-side up, candy-like, finished, barbecued, saute, fair, experienced, baked, pancake-style, broiled, seared, clad, boiled, painless, lyonnaise, burned, grilled, hard-boiled, roast, sauteed, cooked, soft-boiled, experient, uninjured, hard-baked, done, stewed, steamed, covert, burnt, well-done, hot, deep-fried

    Synonyms:
    tender, sensitive, cutting, crude, naked, new, bare-assed, rude(a), naked as a jaybird, peeled, bare-ass, in the altogether, in the raw, stark naked, in the buff, unsanded, natural, raw(a), sore, bleak

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. raw(a)

    Synonyms:
    uncooked, unprepared, crude, immature, unripe, galled, sore, sensitive, inexperienced, unskilled, green

How to use raw in a sentence?

  1. Elizabeth Hagen:

    And 128,000 of them end up in the hospital, 30,000 of them will die from food borne illness each year in the United States. That's why this is worth talking about, raising awareness, and giving people the information they need to reduce the risk. Elizabeth Hagen listed three steps to keeping food safe : - Clean your hands, utensils and food surfaces before and after you cook - Separate raw meat and poultry from foods that wo n’t be cooked - Use a meat thermometer to cook to the proper temperature When you're eating outside the rule is two hours.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    It is characteristic of the military mentality that nonhuman factors (atom bombs, strategic bases, weapons of all sorts, the possession of raw materials, etc) are held essential, while the human being, his desires, and thoughts - in short, the psychological factors - are considered as unimportant and secondary...The individual is degraded...to "human materiel".

  3. Khandaker Sagir Ahmed:

    We have banned the import of raw materials, production and sale of ranitidine until further notice.

  4. Jeb Hensarling:

    Not only do tariffs harm American consumers, they harm many American employers and their American workers as well, since over half of our imports are intermediate components or raw materials for American businesses.

  5. Sanjeev Gupta:

    We have an alternative suggestion which is to still make hot metal but to make it from local raw material rather than imported raw material, so it's a change of technology rather than ending liquid steel making, if we get involved in Port Talbot we will only do so on the basis that we are confident there will not be any mass redundancies.

How to pronounce raw?

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How to say raw in sign language?

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