(verb.) bring into a different state; 'this may land you in jail'.
(verb.) induce or persuade; 'The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well'.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) be accompanied by; 'Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?'.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) 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'.
(verb.) attract the attention of; 'The noise and the screaming brought the curious'.
(verb.) 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'.
Typed by Debora--From WordNet
(v. t.) 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.
(v. t.) To cause the accession or obtaining of; to procure; to make to come; to produce; to draw to.
(v. t.) To convey; to move; to carry or conduct.
(v. t.) To persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to guide.
(v. t.) To produce in exchange; to sell for; to fetch; as, what does coal bring per ton?
Typed by Helga
Synonyms and Synonymous
v. a. . Convey, bear, FETCH.. Produce, gain, be the cause of, be the means of.. Draw, lead, induce, prevail upon.
Typed by Jared
Synonyms and Antonyms
SYN:Fetch, procure, convey, carry, bear, adduce, import, produce, cause, induce
ANT:Export, remove, abstract, subtract, prevent, exclude, debar, transport
Checked by Angelique
v.t. to fetch: to carry: to procure: to occasion: to draw or lead:—pa.t. and pa.p. brought (brawt).—Bring about to bring to pass effect; Bring down to humble; Bring forth to give birth to produce; Bring home to prove to impress; Bring in to introduce; Bring off to bring away as by a boat from a ship to rescue; Bring on to cause to advance; Bring out to express: to produce before the public as a book a play a subscription: to introduce a young woman formally into so-called society; Bring over to convert; Bring round to restore from illness; Bring to to check the course of as a ship by trimming the sails so as to counteract each other; Bring under to subdue; Bring up to rear or educate.
- Bring out your vouchers, and don't talk Jerusalem palaver. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- Yes,' said Sam, 'and I vish they'd bring out the have-his-carcase. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- Bring me a grilled bone. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- Why were we ever told to bring navy revolvers with us if we had to be protected at last by this infamous star-spangled scum of the desert? Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- I say that these monstrous laws of yours will bring a curse upon the land--God will not let such wickedness endure. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- Tell my servant to bring me up some hot water at half-past eight in the morning, and that I shall not want him any more to-night. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- Bring it yourself. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- All the troops you can quickly assemble should be brought. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- A short walk brought us to a secluded road fringed with pleasant houses, each standing in its own grounds. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- He was brought up by hand. Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist.
- My father brought me to the door, not a minute ago, but unfortunately he was not told that you were here, and he has gone away on some business. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South.
- And the very force of her will brought her round. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South.
- Your book-case, Marian--your dear-little-shabby-old-satin-wood book-case--how glad I am you brought it with you from Limmeridge! Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- Strange shipping became more frequent, passing the Japanese headlands; sometimes ships were wrecked and sailors brought ashore. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- Was bringing tonight with information Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- The carriage was ready: they were bringing it round to the front, and my master was pacing the pavement, Pilot following him backwards and forwards. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- I have something more to say on my side, he announced, bringing down the flat of his hand on the table with a bang. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- We shall not want bread now; we are bringing you the Baker, the Bakeress, and Baker's boy. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- By accident the noose fell squarely about the running ape's neck, bringing him to a sudden and surprising halt. Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan of the Apes.
- She felt as if the spring would not pass without bringing a crisis, an event, a something to alter her present composed and tranquil state. Jane Austen. Emma.
- And go on to your other way of bringing the inquiry to an end. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- He brings a dispatch to General Golz. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- For the pupil has a body, and brings it to school along with his mind. John Dewey. Democracy and Education.
- He succeeded, where Taft failed, in preventing that drought of invention which officialism brings. Walter Lippmann. A Preface to Politics.
- Mr Barretti was informed, that the weekly packet-boat from Lisbon brings, one week with another, more than ?50,000 in gold to England. Adam Smith. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
- As a selfish man will impoverish his family and often bring them to ruin, so a selfish king brings ruin on his people and often plunges them into war. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.
- One of the errands, my dear, which brings me here is to bid you good-bye, I began. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- This, which he had intended to make more of the ordinary type, he gradually brings round to the other or ideal form. Plato. The Republic.
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