(third-person singular simple present brings up, present participle bringing up, simple past and past participle brought up)
- Used other than as an idiom: To bring from a lower position to a higher position..
- When you're in the basement, can you bring up the paints?
- To mention.
- Don't bring up politics if you want to have a quiet conversation with that guy.
- To raise (children).
- She did well enough bringing up two sons and a daughter on her own.
- To uncover, to bring from obscurity.
- A short Internet search brought up some amazing details of this story.
- To turn on power or start, as of a machine.
- Wait a minute while I bring up my computer.
- To vomit.
- I was very ill today; I kept bringing up everything I ate.
- To stop or interrupt a flow or steady motion.
- (raise children): upbringing
- bring up the rear