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bring - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bring

Definition
(verb) take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
Synonyms : convey , take
Example Sentence
  • Bring me the box from the other room
  • Take these letters to the boss
  • This brings me to the main point

Definition
(verb) cause to come into a particular state or condition
Example Sentence
  • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
  • bring water to the boiling point

Definition
(verb) cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
Synonyms : make for , play , work , wreak
Example Sentence
  • I cannot work a miracle
  • wreak havoc
  • bring comments
  • play a joke
  • The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area

Definition
(verb) go or come after and bring or take back
Synonyms : convey , fetch , get
Example Sentence
  • Get me those books over there, please
  • Could you bring the wine?
  • The dog fetched the hat

Definition
(verb) bring into a different state
Synonyms : land
Example Sentence
  • this may land you in jail

Definition
(verb) be accompanied by
Example Sentence
  • Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?

Definition
(verb) advance or set forth in court
Synonyms : institute
Example Sentence
  • bring charges
  • institute proceedings

Definition
(verb) bestow a quality on
Synonyms : add , bestow , contribute , impart , lend
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(verb) be sold for a certain price
Synonyms : bring in , fetch
Example Sentence
  • The painting brought $10,000
  • The old print fetched a high price at the auction

Definition
(verb) attract the attention of
Example Sentence
  • The noise and the screaming brought the curious

Definition
(verb) induce or persuade
Example Sentence
  • The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well

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