Synonyms for bring-up


1. raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth, make, create
usage: 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"
2. rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent
usage: bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
3. bring up, promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate
usage: promote from a lower position or rank; "This player was brought up to the major league"
4. raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up, move, displace
usage: raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
5. bring up, stop
usage: cause to come to a sudden stop; "The noise brought her up in shock"
6. raise, bring up, mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer
usage: put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
7. mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer, think of, have in mind, mean
usage: make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
8. boot, reboot, bring up, resuscitate, revive
usage: cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer"
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