bring up


  • summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic;
  • bring up;
    • "bring up children"
  • promote from a lower position or rank;
  • raise from a lower to a higher position;
  • cause to come to a sudden stop;
  • put forward for consideration or discussion;
    • "bring up an unpleasant topic"
  • make reference to;
  • cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes;