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Meaning & Definition of Raw in English

English

Raw

/rɑ/

noun

1. Informal terms for nakedness

  • "In the raw"
  • "In the altogether"
  • "In his birthday suit"
    synonym:
  • raw
  • ,
  • altogether
  • ,
  • birthday suit

adjective

1. (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes

  • "Natural yogurt"
  • "Natural produce"
  • "Raw wool"
  • "Raw sugar"
  • "Bales of rude cotton"
    synonym:
  • natural
  • ,
  • raw(a)
  • ,
  • rude(a)

2. Having the surface exposed and painful

  • "A raw wound"
    synonym:
  • raw

3. Not treated with heat to prepare it for eating

    synonym:
  • raw

4. Not processed or refined

  • "Raw sewage"
    synonym:
  • raw

5. Devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment

  • Bare and pure
  • "Naked ambition"
  • "Raw fury"
  • "You may kill someone someday with your raw power"
    synonym:
  • naked
  • ,
  • raw

6. Brutally unfair or harsh

  • "Received raw treatment from his friends"
  • "A raw deal"
    synonym:
  • raw

7. Not processed or subjected to analysis

  • "Raw data"
  • "The raw cost of production"
  • "Only the crude vital statistics"
    synonym:
  • crude
  • ,
  • raw

8. Untempered and unrefined

  • "Raw talent"
  • "Raw beauty"
    synonym:
  • raw

9. Hurting

  • "The tender spot on his jaw"
    synonym:
  • sensitive
  • ,
  • sore
  • ,
  • raw
  • ,
  • tender

10. Unpleasantly cold and damp

  • "Bleak winds of the north atlantic"
    synonym:
  • bleak
  • ,
  • cutting
  • ,
  • raw

11. Used of wood and furniture

  • "Raw wood"
    synonym:
  • raw(a)
  • ,
  • unsanded

12. Lacking training or experience

  • "The new men were eager to fight"
  • "Raw recruits"
    synonym:
  • raw
  • ,
  • new

13. (used informally) completely unclothed

    synonym:
  • bare-assed
  • ,
  • bare-ass
  • ,
  • in the altogether
  • ,
  • in the buff
  • ,
  • in the raw
  • ,
  • raw
  • ,
  • peeled
  • ,
  • naked as a jaybird
  • ,
  • stark naked

Examples of using

The raw materials must be shipped in from abroad.
The ship is carrying raw cotton.
Tom eats only raw vegetables.