Dictionary Results for bringing_up

1. bringing_up - noun

· helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"

Synonym(s): breeding, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing

Hypernym(s): socialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturation

2. bring_up - verb

· summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"

Synonym(s): raise, conjure, conjure_up, invoke, evoke, stir, call_down, arouse, put_forward, call_forth

Hypernym(s): call_up, summon

3. bring_up - verb

· look after a child until it is an adult; "raise a family"; "bring up children"

Synonym(s): rear, raise, nurture, parent

4. bring_up - verb

· promote from a lower position or rank; "This player was brought up to the major league"

Hypernym(s): promote, upgrade, advance, kick_upstairs, raise, elevate

5. bring_up - verb

· raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"

Synonym(s): raise, lift, elevate, get_up

Hypernym(s): move, displace

6. bring_up - verb

· cause to come to a sudden stop; "The noise brought her up in shock"

Hypernym(s): stop

7. bring_up - verb

· put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"

Synonym(s): raise

Hypernym(s): mention, advert, bring_up, cite, name, refer

8. bring_up - verb

· make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

Synonym(s): mention, advert, cite, name, refer

Hypernym(s): think_of, have_in_mind, mean

9. bring_up - verb

· cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer"

Synonym(s): boot, reboot

Hypernym(s): resuscitate, revive

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