bring up (1)
Meaning: If you bring somebody up, you raise them from childhood to young adulthood.Synonym: raise
- bring up sb The most important thing most of us do in life is to bring up our children and teach them to be decent, considerate adults.
- bring sb up Maria is an amazing woman. She brought up three children on her own after her husband abandoned them.
- be brought up by Emmanuel was brought up by his grandparents after his parents were killed in a car crash.
Kareem and Nada have just been married, and they're already reading books on how to bring up