bring up

verb

Definition of bring up

transitive verb
1 :to bring (a person) to maturity through nurturing care and education
2 :to cause to stop suddenly
3 :to bring to attention :introduce
4 :vomit
intransitive verb
:to stop suddenly

Examples of bring up in a Sentence

  1. it takes an immense commitment and a lot of love to bring up a child properly

  2. I hate to bring this up, but we're running short of money.

First Known Use of bring up

14th century


Medical Dictionary

bring up

transitive verb \ (ˈ)briŋ-ˈəp \

medical Definition of bring up



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