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1Look after a child until it is an adult:‘she was partly brought up by her maternal grandparents’
rear, raise, care for, take care of, look after, nurture, provide fordevelop, mother, parent, foster, breededucate, train, instructView synonyms
- ‘He really had only one parent bringing him up for most of his life because his mother passed away when he was 12.’
- ‘I learned his father was killed at Dunkirk, and, one of five children, he was brought up by his mother.’
- ‘Abandoned by the stricken father, Paolo had been brought up in his mother's home.’
- ‘Born in Manchester of Welsh parents, he was brought up in Wales after the early death of his father.’
- ‘Since Rebecca's death, her son Jordan has been brought up by her mother and sisters.’
- 1.1be brought up Be taught as a child to adopt particular behaviour or attitudes:‘he had been brought up to believe that marriage was forever’
- ‘I am 16 and I've been brought up to believe in God.’
- ‘Suppose people in a given society were brought up to believe that women should be subservient to men.’
- ‘I was brought up to believe that it was impolite to discuss one's financial affairs in public.’
- ‘She had always been brought up to believe murder was wrong, regardless of circumstance.’
- ‘We were brought up by our parents to be loving and respectful.’
- ‘Everything he'd been brought up to believe in was no longer enough.’
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