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Synonyms for raze
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. level, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down(verb)

    tear down so as to make flat with the ground

    "The building was levelled"

    Synonyms:
    demean, note, rase, bring down, let down, level off, disgrace, even out, take down, disassemble, degrade, strip, put down, down, lower, dismantle, tear down, take apart, push down, knock down, level, pull down, charge, break up, break apart, get down, even, point, flush, cut down

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. raze

    A building, monument, or other structure is demolished when reduced to a shapeless mass; it is razed when leveled with the ground; it is destroyed when its structural unity is gone, whether or not its component parts remain. An edifice is destroyed by fire or earthquake; it is demolished by bombardment; it is ruined when, by violence or neglect, it has become unfit for human habitation. Compare ABOLISH; BREAK.

    Synonyms:
    demolish, destroy, overthrow, overturn, ruin

    Antonyms:
    build, construct, create, make, repair, restore

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. raze

    Synonyms:
    demolish, level, prostrate, overthrow, dismantle, subvert, reduce, ruin, destroy, debase

    Antonyms:
    raise, erect, build, rear, repair, restore

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. raze(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    overthrow, demolish, subvert, destroy, ruin

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. raze(v)

    Synonyms:
    erase, efface, rase, overthrow, subvert, demolish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "raze":

    shave, shave-a, bulldoze

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How to use raze in a sentence?

  1. Phelim Kine:

    That's staggering, that's the equivalent of telling a United States citizen that an American corporation is going to raze Yosemite, or in the UK that they'll pave the Lake District. The environmental impacts are almost incalculable.

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