Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “bring sb up”

bring sb up

phrasal verb with bring     /brɪŋ/ verb [T] (past tense and past participle brought)
B1 to look after a child and teach them until they are old enough to look after themselves: She was brought up by her grandparents.Parenting and caring for children
(Definition of bring sb up from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “bring sb up”

Word of the Day

exercise

physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More