Rise vs. Raise
What is the difference between Rise and Raise ?
Both words have similar meaning. The main difference is between them is that raise is a transitive verb, while rise is an intransitive verb.
A transitive verb is a verb that has to be followed by a object.
- I have broken a vase.
An intransitive verb does not have to be followed by a object.
- Harry will sleep until 10 am.
A few examples with rise and raise:
- The boy raised his hand.
- Raising taxes will not help poor families like this one.
- My grandfather rose from his chair.
- Rising from the ashes like a phoenix.