Definitions for: Bring Up


[v] cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer"
[v] make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
[v] put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
[v] evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "stir a disturbance"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
[v] cause to come to a sudden stop; "The noise brought her up in shock"
[v] raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
[v] promote from a lower position or rank; "This player was brought up to the major league"
[v] bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"



Synonyms: advert, arouse, boot, call down, call forth, cite, conjure, conjure up, elevate, evoke, get up, invoke, lift, mention, name, nurture, parent, put forward, raise, raise, rear, reboot, refer, stir

Antonyms: bring down, get down, let down, lower, take down

See Also: advance, appeal, arise, boost, bring up, chin, chin up, come up, commend, cradle, create, cross-refer, displace, drag up, dredge up, elevate, erect, fledge, foster, gather up, go up, grow up, have in mind, heighten, hike, hike up, hoist, invoke, jack, jack up, kick up, kick upstairs, leaven, levitate, lift up, make, mean, move, move up, namedrop, pick up, pinnacle, promote, prove, pump, quote, raise, raise, rear, remember, resuscitate, revive, rise, run up, shoulder, skid, speak of the devil, stop, think of, touch on, trice, trice up, underlay, upgrade, uprise, wind

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