v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Brought ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Bringing.]
And as she was going to fetch it, he called to her, and said, Bring me, I pray thee, a morsel of bread.
- 1 Kings xvii. 11.
2.To cause the accession or obtaining of; to procure; to make to come; to produce; to draw to.
3.To convey; to move; to carry or conduct.
4.To persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to guide.
5.To produce in exchange; to sell for; to fetch; as, what does coal bring per ton?
To bring about
to bring to pass; to effect; to accomplish.
To bring back
a - To recall.
b - To restore, as something borrowed, to its owner.
To bring by the lee
(Naut.) to incline so rapidly to leeward of the course, when a ship sails large, as to bring the lee side suddenly to the windward, any by laying the sails aback, expose her to danger of upsetting.
To bring down
a - To cause to come down.
b - To humble or abase; as, to bring down high looks.
To bring down the house
to cause tremendous applause.
To bring forth
a - To produce, as young fruit.
b - To bring to light; to make manifest.
To bring forward
a - To exhibit; to introduce; to produce to view.
b - To hasten; to promote; to forward.
c - To propose; to adduce; as, to bring forward arguments.
To bring home
a - To bring to one's house.
b - To prove conclusively; as, to bring home a charge of treason.
c - To cause one to feel or appreciate by personal experience.
d - (Naut.) To lift of its place, as an anchor.
To bring in
a - To fetch from without; to import.
b - To introduce, as a bill in a deliberative assembly.
c - To return or repot to, or lay before, a court or other body; to render; as, to bring in a verdict or a report.
d - To take to an appointed place of deposit or collection; as, to bring in provisions or money for a specified object.
e - To produce, as income.
f - To induce to join.
To bring off
to bear or convey away; to clear from condemnation; to cause to escape.
To bring on
a - To cause to begin.
b - To originate or cause to exist; as, to bring on a disease.
To bring one on one's way
to accompany, guide, or attend one.
To bring out
to expose; to detect; to bring to light from concealment.
To bring over
a - To fetch or bear across.
b - To convert by persuasion or other means; to cause to change sides or an opinion.
To bring to
a - To resuscitate; to bring back to consciousness or life, as a fainting person.
b - (Naut.) To check the course of, as of a ship, by dropping the anchor, or by counterbracing the sails so as to keep her nearly stationary (she is then said to lie to).
c - To cause (a vessel) to lie to, as by firing across her course.
d - To apply a rope to the capstan.
To bring to light
to disclose; to discover; to make clear; to reveal.
To bring a sail to
(Naut.) to bend it to the yard.
To bring to pass
to accomplish to effect.
To bring under
to subdue; to restrain; to reduce to obedience.
- Ps. xxxvii. 5.
To bring up
a - To carry upward; to nurse; to rear; to educate.
b - To cause to stop suddenly.
c - To stop suddenly; to come to a standstill.
To bring up (any one) with a round turn
to cause (any one) to stop abruptly.
To be brought to bed
See under Bed.
Verb1.bring - take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
Synonyms: convey, take
2.bring - cause to come into a particular state or condition; "Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence"; "bring water to the boiling point"
3.bring - cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"
Synonyms: make for, wreak, work, play
4.bring - go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat"
Synonyms: fetch, get, convey
bear away, bear off, carry away, take away, carry off - remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state; "Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands"; "The car carried us off to the meeting"; "I'll take you away on a holiday"; "I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry"
5.bring - bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
Synonyms: land
6.bring - be accompanied by; "Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?"
7.bring - bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"
8.bring - avance or set forth in court; "bring charges", "institute proceedings"
Synonyms: institute
9.bring - be sold for a certain price; "The painting brought $10,000"; "The old print fetched a high price at the auction"
Synonyms: fetch, bring in
10.bring - attract the attention of; "The noise and the screaming brought the curious"
11.bring - induce or persuade; "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well"
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