Last updated on November 24th, 2023 at 10:43 am
What is the difference between RISE and RAISE?
Although the two words have similar meanings, there are several differences between them.
rise = /raɪz/
raise = /reɪz/
Meaning and grammar differences
Rise is a verb. It means to increase or elevate. The increase can refer to an amount or a value. It doesn’t need an object, in other words, the thing increases or elevates itself.
Rise is an irregular verb: to rise, rose, risen.
The water level is rising due to heavy rain.
The prices are rising.
Raise is also a verb. It means lifting something or moving it to a higher position, or increasing something, it always needs a direct object, that is, we have to say what we raising.
Raise is a regular verb: to raise, raised, raised.
Raise your hand if you have a question.
The company raised the prices.
Practice using rise and raise with the exercise below.