to tear down; demolish; level to the ground: to raze a row of old buildings.
to shave or scrape off.
- razer, noun
- un·razed, adjective
- raze , raise
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How to use raze in a sentence
Red herrings were prohibited from Pentecost to Michaelmas, and at the latter each received two razers of apples.Archaeological Essays Vol. 2 | James Y. Simpson
Red herrings were prohibited from Pentecost to Michaelmas, and at the latter, each received two razers of apples.The Leper in England: with some account of English lazar-houses | Robert Charles Hope
British Dictionary definitions for raze
to demolish (a town, buildings, etc) completely; level (esp in the phrase raze to the ground)
to delete; erase
archaic to graze
- razer or raser, noun
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