Thesaurus

bring up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bring up

  1. 1 to bring to maturity through care and education it takes an immense commitment and a lot of love to bring up a child properly Synonyms of bring up breed, foster, nourish, nurse, raise, rear Words Related to bring up father, mother; attend, care (for), cradle, cultivate, mind, minister (to), nurture, watch; discipline, educate, instruct, mentor, school, teach, train, tutor; edify, enlighten, indoctrinate; feed, provide (for), supply; advance, forward, further, promote; prepare; direct, guide, lead, shepherd, show Near Antonyms of bring up abuse, ill-treat, ill-use, maltreat, mishandle, mistreat; ignore, neglect; harm, hurt, injure

  2. 2 to present or bring forward for discussion I hate to bring this up, but we're running short of money Synonyms of bring up introduce, broach, moot, place, raiseWords Related to bring up allude (to), cite, mention, name, refer (to); offer, propose, suggest; air, express, speak (of), talk (about), vent, ventilate; interject, interrupt; debate, discuss, thrash (out or over)Near Antonyms of bring up censor, hush (up), quiet, silence, suppress

  3. 3 to bring (something) to a standstill wasn't expecting the operator to bring up the carnival ride so suddenly Synonyms of bring up arrest, halt, catch, check, draw up, fetch up, hold up, pull up, stall, stay, still, stopWords Related to bring up baffle, balk, block, blockade, bottleneck, clog, dam, detain, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, obstruct, snag, stem; conclude, cut off, end, terminate; call, discontinue, suspend; choke off, rein (in), repress, squash, squelch, stanch (or staunch), stunt, suppress, turn backNear Antonyms of bring up carry on, continue, follow through (with), keep (on), keep up, persist, run on; advance, fare, go along, march, move, proceed, progress, wend; actuate, budge, drive, goad, impel, propel, push, spur, stir



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