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mean vs bring up bring up vs mean

mean is a noun but bring up is not a noun.

mean is an adjective but bring up is not an adjective.

mean and bring up both are verbs.

As verbs, bring up is a hyponym of mean; that is, bring up is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than mean and bring up is a type of mean with the definitions:
  • intend to refer to
Other hyponyms of mean include advert, refer, name, mention, cite.
mean (noun) bring up (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
mean (adjective) bring up (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
characterized by malice
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
marked by poverty befitting a beggar
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
of no value or worth
very good; of the highest quality
mean (verb) bring up (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
have as a logical consequence look after a child until it is an adult
denote or connote promote from a lower position or rank
have in mind as a purpose raise from a lower to a higher position
have a specified degree of importance cause to come to a sudden stop
intend to refer to put forward for consideration or discussion
destine or designate for a certain purpose make reference to
cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes