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Synonyms for bring up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth(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"

    Synonyms:
    elevate, resurrect, nominate, reproof, entreat, chide, mention, enkindle, provoke, kindle, assert, refer, leaven, call forth, grow, submit, kick upstairs, reprimand, posit, suggest, stimulate, lift, heighten, beseech, upgrade, advert, put up, educe, kick up, chew out, fire, set up, name, trounce, awake, state, raise, wind up, recruit, farm, extract, excite, lecture, conjure, rouse, upraise, adjure, rag, appeal, awaken, shake, conjure up, dress down, wake, waken, shift, turn on, boot, enhance, remonstrate, budge, chew up, wake up, sex, advance, perk up, machinate, jaw, prove, rebuke, invoke, agitate, have words, evoke, lambast, conspire, rear, press, cite, draw out, stir, elicit, take to task, bawl out, nurture, parent, energize, berate, produce, erect, reboot, bid, levy, arouse, call on the carpet, touch, lambaste, brace, complot, energise, paint a picture, get up, cabal, scold, call down, shake up, promote, put forward, come alive

  2. rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent(verb)

    bring up

    "raise a family"; "bring up children"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, rise, arouse, put forward, leaven, set up, upgrade, boot, provoke, elevate, kick upstairs, recruit, upraise, enkindle, put up, heighten, stir, refer, elicit, advance, conjure, lift, fire, farm, cite, grow, conjure up, nurture, resurrect, levy, advert, promote, nourish, prove, erect, raise, name, call down, get up, produce, call forth, invoke, mention, reboot, evoke, rear, foster, parent, sustain, rise up, enhance

  3. bring up(verb)

    promote from a lower position or rank

    "This player was brought up to the major league"

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

  4. raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up(verb)

    raise from a lower to a higher position

    "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"

    Synonyms:
    elevate, resurrect, rig out, hook, organise, cram, provoke, reboot, stand up, nobble, arise, overdress, fire, leaven, call forth, grow, repeal, abstract, kick upstairs, uprise, lift, heighten, vacate, upgrade, bone, advert, refer, put up, tog out, cabbage, turn out, tog up, set up, prink, reverse, trick up, go up, grind away, filch, name, raise, revoke, pilfer, dress up, levy, work up, conjure, recruit, upraise, sneak, rise, attire, move up, conjure up, fig out, rescind, fancy up, swot up, gussy up, devise, boot, enhance, come up, wind, pinch, arouse, prepare, swipe, advance, machinate, countermand, prove, put forward, invoke, enkindle, fig up, evoke, mug up, rear, cite, drum, annul, rustle, stir, elicit, hoist, mention, nurture, parent, swot, trick out, purloin, produce, erect, face-lift, kindle, snarf, plagiarize, overturn, promote, organize, deck out, plagiarise, airlift, farm, get up, bone up, call down, deck up

  5. bring up(verb)

    cause to come to a sudden stop

    "The noise brought her up in shock"

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

  6. raise, bring up(verb)

    put forward for consideration or discussion

    "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, farm, put forward, leaven, set up, upgrade, boot, provoke, elevate, kick upstairs, recruit, upraise, enkindle, put up, heighten, stir, refer, elicit, advance, conjure, lift, fire, arouse, cite, grow, conjure up, nurture, resurrect, levy, advert, promote, erect, prove, name, call down, get up, produce, call forth, invoke, mention, raise, reboot, evoke, rear, parent, enhance

  7. mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer(verb)

    make reference to

    "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

    Synonyms:
    come to, touch, relate, give ear, concern, put forward, reference, cite, consult, pertain, adduce, summons, abduce, elevate, key out, describe, appoint, pay heed, refer, call down, have-to doe with, conjure, lift, make, observe, arouse, key, remark, call, list, quote, conjure up, nurture, reboot, boot, advert, touch on, look up, constitute, summon, raise, identify, stir, get up, nominate, bear on, call forth, invoke, name, attend, mention, hang, evoke, rear, denote, distinguish, parent, allude, diagnose, discover, note

  8. boot, reboot, bring up(verb)

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

    "boot your computer"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bring up

    Synonyms:
    educate, instruct, rear, nurse

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bring up

    Synonyms:
    nurse, rear, nurture, train

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. BRING UP

    Synonyms:
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How to say bring up in sign language?

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How to use bring up in a sentence?

  1. Journalist Mehman Huseynov:

    I allegedly beat four or five police officers, these policemen are an elite unit. It took them one and a half months to bring up that charge. They were waiting for the end of Eurovision to start the revenge campaign.

  2. Lindsey Murphy:

    Why is it now and not then ? Why is it nowadays ? What has changed with society, with, maybe there's something more to it than just you know as a lot of people bring up mental issues or something, there's more to it than changing a gun law's going to fix.

  3. Paul Ryan:

    I don’t think that’s the right way to go, i don’t want to bring up legislation that won’t get signed into law. I don’t think it makes any sense to bring a bill through a process that would produce a bill that will get a presidential veto. I just don’t think that’s in anyone’s interest.

  4. Karen Ngunjiri:

    That was a deal breaker for me, him being Chinese ? Not a problem. But him not being a Christian African, I thought that was going to be a big issue. How would we bring up our children ?

  5. Joseph Servis:

    It's hard to bring up. It's even harder to get an honest and open discussion of it.


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