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Synonyms 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"

    Synonyms:
    altogether, 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

  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"

    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

    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

  4. raw(adj)

    not treated with heat to prepare it for eating

    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

    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

  5. raw(adj)

    not processed or refined

    "raw sewage"

    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

    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

  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"

    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

    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

  7. raw(adj)

    brutally unfair or harsh

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

    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

    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

  8. crude, raw(adj)

    not processed or subjected to analysis

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

    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

    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

  9. raw(adj)

    untempered and unrefined

    "raw talent"; "raw beauty"

    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

    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

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

    hurting

    "the tender spot on his jaw"

    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

    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

  11. bleak, cutting, raw(adj)

    unpleasantly cold and damp

    "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"

    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

    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

  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"

    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

    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

  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

    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

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. raw(a.)

    Synonyms:
    uncooked

  2. raw(a.)

    Synonyms:
    inexperienced, unskilled, unprepared, green

  3. raw(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cold, bleak, chilly

  4. raw(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unmanufactured, in the natural state

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. raw(a)

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

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Raw":

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How to use raw in a sentence?

  1. Edward Whitaker:

    A lot of horse racing photography is living in Philip Hobbs ' waterproofs, but those harsh, raw backgrounds make for great pictures with horses battling the elements.

  2. Alfred Stern:

    We have a long-term vision that we want to make plastic waste a raw material.

  3. Ben Chapman:

    Cross-contamination from raw food, undercooking food, hand-washing and spreading germs from raw food, those are the things that contribute to the more than 48 million cases of foodborne illness we have every year in the US.

  4. Tom Earley:

    Their access to (Mexican raw sugar) could disappear.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    I read an article about the special immune-boosting characteristics of hot peppers (and) I thought, that's interesting because, you know, campaigning is pretty demanding, i'd always liked hot food -- Mexican, Indian, Thai -- but I started adding hot peppers, and then I got into eating them raw, whenever they weren't really, really too hot.


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