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 bring bring

verb

  • () take something or somebody with oneself somewhere  ( convey, take, bring )
    take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
     Bring me the box from the other room
    Bring me the box from the other room
     Take these letters to the boss
    Take these letters to the boss
     This brings me to the main point
    This brings me to the main point
  • () cause to come into a particular state or condition  ( bring )
    cause to come into a particular state or condition
     Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
     bring water to the boiling point
    bring water to the boiling point
  • () cause to happen or to occur as a consequence  ( play, wreak, work, make for, bring )
    cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
     I cannot work a miracle
    I cannot work a miracle
     wreak havoc
    wreak havoc
     bring comments
    bring comments
     play a joke
    play a joke
     The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area
    The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area
  • () go or come after and bring or take back  ( convey, fetch, bring, get )
    go or come after and bring or take back
     Get me those books over there, please
    Get me those books over there, please
     Could you bring the wine?
    Could you bring the wine?
     The dog fetched the hat
    The dog fetched the hat
  • () bring into a different state  ( land, bring )
    bring into a different state
     this may land you in jail
    this may land you in jail
  • () be accompanied by  ( bring )
    be accompanied by
     Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?
    Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?
  • () advance or set forth in court  ( bring, institute )
    advance or set forth in court
     bring charges
    bring charges
     institute proceedings
    institute proceedings
  • () bestow a quality on  ( bestow, impart, bring, lend, add, contribute )
    bestow a quality on
     Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
    Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
     The music added a lot to the play
    The music added a lot to the play
     She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
    She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
     This adds a light note to the program
    This adds a light note to the program
  • () be sold for a certain price  ( fetch, bring, bring in )
    be sold for a certain price
     The painting brought $10,000
    The painting brought $10,000
     The old print fetched a high price at the auction
    The old print fetched a high price at the auction
  • induce or persuade  ( bring )
    induce or persuade
     The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well
    The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well
  • attract the attention of  ( bring )
    attract the attention of
     The noise and the screaming brought the curious
    The noise and the screaming brought the curious