Definitions for bring up

Definitions for (verb) bring up

Main entry: reboot, boot, bring up

Definition: cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes

Usage: boot your computer

Main entry: name, cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer

Definition: make reference to

Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

Main entry: raise, bring up

Definition: put forward for consideration or discussion

Usage: raise the question of promotions; bring up an unpleasant topic

Main entry: bring up, call down, call forth, invoke, conjure, conjure up, arouse, put forward, raise, evoke, stir

Definition: summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic

Usage: raise the specter of unemployment; he conjured wild birds in the air; call down the spirits from the mountain

Main entry: bring up

Definition: cause to come to a sudden stop

Usage: The noise brought her up in shock

Main entry: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate

Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position

Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load

Main entry: bring up

Definition: promote from a lower position or rank

Usage: This player was brought up to the major league

Main entry: bring up, raise, rear, parent, nurture

Definition: bring up

Usage: raise a family; bring up children

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