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    bring up - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bring up

    Definition
    (verb) summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    Example Sentence
    • raise the specter of unemployment
    • he conjured wild birds in the air
    • call down the spirits from the mountain
    Definition
    (verb) bring up
    Synonyms : nurture , parent , raise , rear
    Example Sentence
    • raise a family
    • bring up children
    Definition
    (verb) promote from a lower position or rank
    Example Sentence
    • This player was brought up to the major league
    Definition
    (verb) raise from a lower to a higher position
    Synonyms : elevate , get up , lift , raise
    Example Sentence
    • Raise your hands
    • Lift a load
    Definition
    (verb) cause to come to a sudden stop
    Example Sentence
    • The noise brought her up in shock
    Definition
    (verb) put forward for consideration or discussion
    Synonyms : raise
    Example Sentence
    • raise the question of promotions
    • bring up an unpleasant topic
    Definition
    (verb) make reference to
    Synonyms : advert , cite , mention , name , refer
    Example Sentence
    • His name was mentioned in connection with the invention
    Definition
    (verb) cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes
    Synonyms : boot , reboot
    Example Sentence
    • boot your computer
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