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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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