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bring up

 
Verb bring up has 8 senses
  1. raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth - 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"
    --1 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent - bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. bring up - promote from a lower position or rank; "This player was brought up to the major league"
    --3 is one way to
    promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up - raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
    --4 is one way to move, displace
    Sample sentence:
    The men bring up the chairs
  5. bring up - cause to come to a sudden stop; "The noise brought her up in shock"
    --5 is one way to
    stop
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. raise, bring up - put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
    --6 is one way to mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  7. mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer - make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
    --7 is one way to think of, have in mind, mean
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  8. boot, reboot, bring up - cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer"
    --8 is one way to resuscitate, revive
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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