Definition of Bring in English :

Define Bring in English

Bring meaning in English

Meaning of Bring in English

Pronunciation of Bring in English

Bring pronunciation in English

Pronounce Bring in English


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1. bring, convey, take

take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

Example Sentences:
'Bring me the box from the other room'
'Take these letters to the boss'
'This brings me to the main point'

2. bring

cause to come into a particular state or condition

Example Sentences:
'Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence'
'bring water to the boiling point'

3. bring, make for, play, work, wreak

cause to happen or to occur as a consequence

Example Sentences:
'I cannot work a miracle'
'wreak havoc'
'bring comments'
'play a joke'
'The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area'

4. bring, convey, fetch, get

go or come after and bring or take back

Example Sentences:
'Get me those books over there, please'
'Could you bring the wine?'
'The dog fetched the hat'

5. bring, land

bring into a different state

Example Sentences:
'this may land you in jail'

6. bring

be accompanied by

Example Sentences:
'Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?'

7. bring, institute

advance or set forth in court

Example Sentences:
'bring charges'
'institute proceedings'

8. add, bestow, bring, contribute, impart, lend

bestow a quality on

Example Sentences:
'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'

9. bring, bring in, fetch

be sold for a certain price

Example Sentences:
'The painting brought $10,000'
'The old print fetched a high price at the auction'

10. bring

attract the attention of

Example Sentences:
'The noise and the screaming brought the curious'

11. bring

induce or persuade

Example Sentences:
'The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verbWord forms: brings, bringing or brought (transitive)
to carry, convey, or take (something or someone) to a designated place or person
bring that book to me
will you bring Jessica to Tom's party?
to cause to happen or occur to (oneself or another)
to bring disrespect on oneself
to cause to happen as a consequence
responsibility brings maturity
to cause to come to mind
it brought back memories
to cause to be in a certain state, position, etc
the punch brought him to his knees
to force, persuade, or make (oneself)
I couldn't bring myself to do it
to sell for; fetch
the painting brought 20 pounds
8. law
to institute (proceedings, charges, etc)
to put (evidence, etc) before a tribunal
9.  bring forth
10.  bring home to
11.  bring to bear

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verb transitiveWord forms: brought or ˈbringing
to carry or lead (a person or thing) to the place thought of as “here” or to a place where the speaker will be
bring it to my house tomorrow
to cause to be, happen, come, appear, have, etc.
war brings death and famine; rest brings one health
to lead, persuade, or influence along a course of action or belief
to sell for
eggs bring a high price today
5.  Law
to present in a law court
to bring charges
to advance (evidence, etc.)

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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tr.v. brought (brôt), bring·ing, brings
1. To carry, convey, lead, or cause to go along to another place: brought enough money with me.
2. To carry as an attribute or contribution: You bring many years of experience to your new post.
3. To lead or force into a specified state, situation, or location: bring the water to a boil; brought the meeting to a close.
a. To persuade; induce: The defendant's testimony brought others to confess.
b. To get the attention of; attract: Smoke and flames brought the neighbors.
a. To cause to occur as a consequence: Floods brought destruction to the valley.
b. To cause to occur as a concomitant: For many, the fall brings hay fever.
6. To cause to become apparent to the mind; recall: This music brings back memories.
7. To advance or set forth (charges) in a court.
8. To be sold for: a portrait that brought a million dollars.

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