What does upbringing mean?

Definitions for upbringingˈʌpˌbrɪŋ ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word upbringing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. upbringing(noun)

    properties acquired during a person's formative years

  2. breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing(noun)

    helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

    "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"


  1. upbringing(Noun)

    The traits acquired during one's childhood training

  2. upbringing(Noun)

    The raising or training of a child.

    Through her upbringing, Mildred's father had carefully programmed her to expect very little from life.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upbringing

    up′bring-ing, n. the process of nourishing and training.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upbringing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upbringing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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