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Definitions of bring

  1. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To cause the accession or obtaining of; to procure; to make to come; to produce; to draw to. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to guide. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To produce in exchange; to sell for; to fetch; as, what does coal bring per ton? Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To carry from another place; to cause to come; to produce; to procure; to conduct; to lead; to advance. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To fetch: to carry: to procure: to draw or lead. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To fetch from; carry to; induce. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To convey or conduct to or toward the speaker; cause to come; fetch. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. To influence; persuade; produce; render; fetch as a price. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. of a quality, as in; "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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. induce or persuade; "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. be accompanied by; "Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. attract the attention of; "The noise and the screaming brought the curious" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. be sold for a certain price; "The painting brought $10,000"; "The old print fetched a high price at the auction" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. Pa.t. and pa.p. brought (brawt). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. To fetch; to carry; to conduct; to lead; to cause to come; to induce; to prevail upon. To bring about, to bring to pass; to effect. To bring back, to recall. To bring down, to humble or abase. To bring forth to give birth to; to produce; to bring to light. To bring forward, to produce; to adduce; to show off. To bring in, to import; to introduce; to place in a particular condition; to yield. To bring off, to convey from; to procure to be acquitted; to cause to escape. To bring on, to cause to begin; to originate or cause to exist; to aid in advancing. To bring over, to convert; to cause to change sides, or an opinion. To bring out, to introduce; to exhibit, or cause to exhibit; to publish; to expose; to detect. To bring to, to check the course of a ship by trimming the sails. To bring under, to subdue; to restrain; to reduce to obedience. To bring up, to nurse; to educate; to feed and clothe; to cause to advance near; to cast anchor. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. To fetch; to bear; to convey; to produce; to cause to come. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. Bringing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. Brought. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for bring

  1. To bring her back to me? – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  2. I told him I should bring one or the other." – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
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