bring up

verb

Definition of bring up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to bring (a person) to maturity through nurturing care and education

  3. 2 :  to cause to stop suddenly

  4. 3 :  to bring to attention :  introduce

  5. 4 :  vomit

  6. intransitive verb
  7. :  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

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transitive verb \(ˈ)briŋ-ˈəp\

Medical Definition of bring up

  1. :  vomit



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