HyperDic: bring_up

English > 8 senses of the expression bring up:
VERBcreationbring up, raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, put forward, call forthsummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
socialbring up, rear, raise, nurture, parentbring up
socialbring uppromote from a lower position or rank
motionbring up, raise, lift, elevate, get upraise from a lower to a higher position
motionbring upcause to come to a sudden stop
communicationbring up, raiseput forward for consideration or discussion
communicationbring up, mention, advert, cite, name, refermake reference to
bodybring up, boot, rebootcause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes
English > bring up: 8 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningSummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsraise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, put forward, call forth
NarrowerblessGive a benediction to
curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledictwish harm upon
Broadercall up, summonCause to become available for use, either literally or figuratively
See alsobringcause to happen / happen or to occur as a consequence
Similar toprovoke, evoke, call forth, kick upEvoke or provoke to appear or occur
Spanishagitar, conjurar, despertar, evocar, exponer, invitar, invocar, llamar, recaudar, remover, revolver, traer
Catalaninvocar
English > bring up: 8 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningBring up.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example "bring up children"
Synonymsrear, raise, nurture, parent
Cause togrow upBecome an adult
NarrowercradleBring up from infancy
fledgefeed, care for, and rear young birds for flight
fosterBring up under fosterage
See alsobringbring into a different state
Spanishalimentar, criar, educar, formar, ser padre
Catalanalimentar, criar, educar, formar
English > bring up: 8 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningPromote from a lower position or rank.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderpromote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevateGive a promotion to or assign to a higher position
English > bring up: 8 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningRaise from a lower to a higher position.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe men bring up the chairs
Synonymsraise, lift, elevate, get up
Cause torise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
Narrowerchin, chin upRaise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar
get upCause to rise
heightenincrease the height of
hike, hike up, boostincrease
hoist, lift, windRaise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
hoist, run upRaise
hoistMove from one place to another by lifting
jack, jack upLift with a special device
kick upCause to rise by kicking
levitateCause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
pick up, lift up, gather upTake and lift upward
pinnacleRaise on or as if on a pinnacle
pumpRaise (gases or fluids) with a pump
raise, leaven, proveCause to puff up with a leaven
rear, erectCause to rise up
shoulderLift onto one's shoulders
skidelevate onto skids
trice, trice upRaise with a line
underlayRaise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
See alsobringtake something or somebody with oneself somewhere
Oppositelower, take down, let down, get down, bring downMove something or somebody to a lower position
Spanishalzar, aumentar, elevar, levantar, subir, traer
Catalanaixecar, alçar, elevar, enlairar, pujar
English > bring up: 8 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningCause to come to a sudden stop.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
BroaderstopCause to stop
English > bring up: 8 senses > verb 6, communication
MeaningPut forward for consideration or discussion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "bring up an unpleasant topic"
Synonymraise
Broadermention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refermake reference to
Spanishplantear, sacar a colación, sacar a relucir, sacar
Catalanplantejar, portar a col·locació
English > bring up: 8 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningmake reference to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsmention, advert, cite, name, refer
Narrowercommend, remembermention as by way of greeting or to indicate friendship
cross-referrefer from one entry to another, as in catalogues, books, and lists
drag up, dredge upmention something unpleasant from the past
invoke, appealcite as an authority
namedroprefer to people that one assumes one's interlocutors admire in order to try to impress them
quote, citerefer to for illustration or proof
raise, bring upPut forward for consideration or discussion
remembermention favorably, as in prayer
speak of the devilmention someone's name who just then appears
touch onrefer to or discuss briefly
Broaderthink of, have in mind, meanIntend to refer to
Spanishadvertir, aludir, citar, mencionar, mentar, nombrar, referir
Catalanal·ludir, citar, esmentar, mencionar, nomenar, referir
English > bring up: 8 senses > verb 8, body
MeaningCause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsboot, reboot
Broaderresuscitate, reviveCause to regain consciousness
Spanisharrancar, rebotar, reinicializar, reiniciar
Catalanreinicialitzar, reiniciar

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