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Noun, Verb (usu participle)


Verb bring has 11 senses


bringv. t. [OE. bringen, AS. bringan; akin to OS. brengian, D. brengen, Fries. brenga, OHG. bringan, G. bringen, Goth. briggan.].
  •  To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to be; to bear from a more distant to a nearer place; to fetch.  [1913 Webster]
    "And as she was going to fetch it, he called to her, and said, Bring me, I pray thee, a morsel of bread."  [1913 Webster]
    "To France shall we convey you safe,
    And bring you back.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause the accession or obtaining of; to procure; to make to come; to produce; to draw to.  [1913 Webster]
    "There is nothing will bring you more honor . . . than to do what right in justice you may."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To convey; to move; to carry or conduct.  [1913 Webster]
    "In distillation, the water . . . brings over with it some part of the oil of vitriol."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to guide.  [1913 Webster]
    "It seems so preposterous a thing . . . that they do not easily bring themselves to it."  [1913 Webster]
    "The nature of the things . . . would not suffer him to think otherwise, how, or whensoever, he is brought to reflect on them."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To produce in exchange; to sell for; to fetch; as, what does coal bring per ton?  [1913 Webster]
    "[v. i. by dropping the reflexive pronoun]"  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To fetch; bear; carry; convey; transport; import; procure; produce; cause; adduce; induce.


bring, v.tr. (past and past part. brought)
1 a come conveying esp. by carrying or leading. b come with.
2 cause to come or be present (what brings you here?).
3 cause or result in (war brings misery).
4 be sold for; produce as income.
5 a prefer (a charge). b initiate (legal action).
6 cause to become or to reach a particular state (brings me alive; brought them to their senses; cannot bring myself to agree).
7 adduce (evidence, an argument, etc.).

bring about
1 cause to happen.
2 turn (a ship) around. bring-and-buy sale Brit. a kind of charity sale at which participants bring items for sale and buy what is brought by others. bring back call to mind.
bring down
1 cause to fall.
2 lower (a price).
3 sl. make unhappy or less happy.
4 colloq. damage the reputation of; demean.
bring forth
1 give birth to.
2 produce, emit, cause.
bring forward
1 move to an earlier date or time.
2 transfer from the previous page or account.
3 draw attention to; adduce. bring home to cause to realize fully (brought home to me that I was wrong). bring the house down receive rapturous applause.
bring in
1 introduce (legislation, a custom, fashion, topic, etc.).
2 yield as income or profit. bring into play cause to operate; activate. bring low overcome. bring off achieve successfully. bring on 1 cause to happen or appear.
2 accelerate the progress of.
bring out
1 emphasize; make evident.
2 publish. bring over convert to one's own side.
bring round
1 restore to consciousness.
2 persuade. bring through aid (a person) through adversity, esp. illness.
bring to
1 restore to consciousness (brought him to).
2 check the motion of. bring to bear (usu. foll. by on) direct and concentrate (forces). bring to mind recall; cause one to remember. bring to pass cause to happen. bring under subdue.
bring up
1 rear (a child).
2 vomit, regurgitate.
3 call attention to.
4 (absol.) stop suddenly. bring upon oneself be responsible for (something one suffers).
bringer n.
OE bringan f. Gmc



accompany, accomplish, achieve, advance, affect, afford, allure, amount to, assume, attend, attract, be sold, bear, breed, bring about, bring around, bring back, bring down, bring forth, bring in, bring off, bring on, bring out, bring round, bring to, bring up, bring upon, broach, call for, call forth, care for, carry, carry off, carry out, cause, chaperon, chase after, come to, come up to, companion, comprise, conduct, consort with, contain, contribute to, contrive, convey, convince, convoy, cost, create, cut back, cut down, decide, deliver, depose, determine, dethrone, develop, diminish, discuss, disgorge, display, dispose, do, do to, draw, draw down, draw on, earn, educate, effect, elevate, elicit, emphasize, engage, engender, enlist, entail, escort, evoke, feature, fetch, fetch and carry, focus on, get, get to do, give birth to, give rise to, go after, go and get, go fetch, go for, go get, go to get, illuminate, implicate, imply, incline, induce, inflict, influence, inspire, instigate, institute, interest in, introduce, invite, invoke, involve, issue, lead, lead to, lessen, look after, lure, make known, make public, mention, motivate, mount up to, move, nurture, obtain, occasion, offer, oust, overthrow, overturn, pen up, perform, persuade, pick up, present, presume, presuppose, procure, produce, prompt, provoke, publish, pull off, put on, put out, put over, raise, realize, rear, recall, reduce, regurgitate, release, report, require, restore, resuscitate, retrieve, return, revive, run after, run into, run to, secure, sell, sell for, set forth, set off, set one back, shag, stage, submit, subsume, succeed, succeed in, superinduce, sway, take, take in, talk about, teach, tempt, throw up, topple, total up to, touch on, train, tutor, unseat, visit upon, vomit, win over, wreak, yield




VB transfer, transmit, transport, transplace, transplant, translocate, convey, carry, bear, fetch and carry, carry over, ferry over, hand pass, forward, shift, conduct, convoy, bring, fetch, reach, tote, port, import, export, send, delegate, consign, relegate, turn over to, deliver, ship, embark, waft, shunt, transpose, displace, throw, drag, mail, post, shovel, ladle, decant, draft off, transfuse, infuse, siphon.

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