Pronunciation Verb

raze (razes, present participle razing; past and past participle razed)

  1. (transitive) To demolish; to level to the ground.
  2. (transitive) To scrape#Verb|scrape as if with a razor.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • Italian: radere al suolo
  • Portuguese: raspar
  • Russian: выскабливать
  • Spanish: rasurar


  1. Obsolete spelling of race#English|race rhizome of ginger.

raze (plural razes)

  1. A swinging fence in a watercourse to prevent cattle passing through.

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