bring up

Definitions

  • Bring your canoe up broadside to the shore
    Bring your canoe up broadside to the shore
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bring up cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes "boot your computer"
    • v bring up make reference to "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
    • v bring up put forward for consideration or discussion "raise the question of promotions","bring up an unpleasant topic"
    • v bring up 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"
    • v bring up cause to come to a sudden stop "The noise brought her up in shock"
    • v bring up raise from a lower to a higher position "Raise your hands","Lift a load"
    • v bring up promote from a lower position or rank "This player was brought up to the major league"
    • v bring up bring up "raise a family","bring up children"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Bring up to rear or educate
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Quotations

  • John Wilmot
    John Wilmot
    “Before I got married, I had six theories about bringing up children. Now I have six children and no theories.”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “Fathers do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. [Ephesians 6:4]”
  • Jerome K. Jerome
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    “I want a house that has got over all its troubles; I don't want to spend the rest of my life bringing up a young and inexperienced house.”
  • Jewish Proverb
    Jewish Proverb
    “He that does not bring up his son to some honest calling and employment, brings him up to be a thief.”
  • Honore De Balzac
    Honore%20De%20Balzac
    “In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.”
  • Samuel Pepys
    Samuel Pepys
    “I find my wife hath something in her gizzard, that only waits an opportunity of being provoked to bring up; but I will not, for my content-sake, give it.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. bringan, to carry, to bring; allied perh. to Bear.

Usage

In literature:

And he was waking; this would be as good a time as any to bring up the part of her vision she was most frightened by.
"The Alembic Plot" by Ann Wilson
I will never mention the wager again, until you bring up the subject.
"The Ghost Breaker" by Charles Goddard
But if you will only permit me, I will bring up my friend, who is waiting below.
"The Girl and The Bill" by Bannister Merwin
They are to have supper with us, and are to bring up a guide and some coon dogs for our hunt later on.
"The Automobile Girls in the Berkshires" by Laura Dent Crane
Furthermore, she insisted on bringing up the rear of the cavalcade.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
And, one word more, Mrs. Mitchell; do not bring Juliet up to the slop-work trade.
"Littlebourne Lock" by F. Bayford Harrison
Want me to bring up the checkers?
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
He'll bring up enough little canvas cots from the store.
"Friendship Village" by Zona Gale
They hain't had the bringing up.
"That Girl Montana" by Marah Ellis Ryan
Mother Earth brings up the rose with its virgin purity of tint, and the sun plays its gold upon it.
"Child and Country" by Will Levington Comfort
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In poetry:

God said, I am tired of kings,
I suffer them no more;
Up to my ear the morning brings
The outrage of the poor.
"Boston Hymn" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
One evening Mister Thomas said,
"Just bring my easy shoes;
I am going to sit by mother,
And read her up the news."
"The Deliverance" by Frances Ellen Watkins
'O Sapar-beg,' he gravely said,
'Unworthy even for death are you.
'Tis I who am unfit to live
For bringing up a man like you'
"Gamzrdeli" by Akaki Tsereteli
"Oh, whoso brings my daughter back,
My gold and land shall have!"
Oh, then spake up his handsome page,
"No gold nor land I crave!
"Kathleen" by John Greenleaf Whittier
We must not get excited.
Calls and their callers drowned. Or, my beloved
Gave me a few words before she left,
To bring up for her.
"And We Shall Not Get Excited" by Yehuda Amichai
Stand proudly up, aged sire!
Be filled with hope, elastic boy;
Bring forth the lute and tune the lyre,
And let us have a feast of joy!
"The Triumph Of Liberty" by James Madison Bell

In news:

When you bring up the idea of frying the turkey, you will hear the typical family worries that you get in response to many of your other projects.
Roo happy to bring up the rear as Hammond Skyhawks go for seventh-straight state title.
Jay Baruchel might be the most knowledgeable hockey fan in the movie business, a guy who when you bring up his beloved Canadiens thanks you for asking, then launches into a disquisition about the team's history and current roster.
It's hard to say anything about Guards without eventually bringing up Cults, another band from Brooklyn whose upbeat melodic pop draws heavy influence from the '60s.
Hilary Mantel aims for second win with 'Bring Up the Bodies.
Her winning book "Bring up the Bodies" is sequel to 2009 winner "Wolf Hall".
Hilary Mantel won the prize for her novel 'Bring Up the Bodies.'.
Writer Hilary Mantel won the Man Booker Prize for her novel "Bring Up the Bodies," making her the first woman and only Briton to win the high-profile award twice.
Hilary Mantel fans already know the news: The author of Wolf Hall and other novels has won the 2012 Man Booker Prize, for Bring up the Bodies (becoming only the third writer, and first woman, to win the award twice).
The second book in Hilary Mantel's Thomas Cromwell trilogy, 'Bring Up the Bodies,' bests favorite 'Umbrella' by Will Self to take the 2012 Man Booker Prize.
Hilary Mantel wins 2nd Booker Prize with 'Bring Up the Bodies'.
Hilary Mantel wins her second Man Booker Prize with Bring Up The Bodies.
She was recognized for her book, Bring Up The Bodies.
Even in a city with a large gay black population, the allegations against Pastor Eddie Long bring up bigger issues about the church and homophobia .
I was among those who thought it was crazy to bring up the hoodie in the Martin shooting.
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In science:

Further development of the package, including bringing the documentation closer to being up to date, is planned as part of the HELAS Coordination Action.
ADIPLS -- the Aarhus adiabatic oscillation package
By periodically bringing the system to the mixing point where the singlet and the triplet T + states are degenerate, we observe that an excess polarization is built up.
Dynamic nuclear polarization using a single pair of electrons
This analysis also brings up again the problem of how to extrapolate models of hadronic interactions correctly.
RICAP-07: Summary comments
In addition, the concept of Rydberg blockade brings up the possibility of using spatially confined samples of atoms [16, 17] for mesoscopic quantum manipulations.
Dynamics of Low-Density Ultracold Rydberg Gases
Before doing so, we would like to conclude this section with a brief discussion of hypergeometric equations of multiple arguments associated with Feynman diagrams in order to bring Golubeva’s paper up to date.
Landau's Last Paper and its Impact on Developments in Mathematics, Physics and Other Disciplines in New Millennium
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