Definitions for bring

Definitions for (verb) bring

Main entry: land, bring

Definition: bring into a different state

Usage: this may land you in jail

Main entry: bring

Definition: induce or persuade

Usage: The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well

Main entry: convey, get, fetch, bring

Definition: go or come after and bring or take back

Usage: Get me those books over there, please; Could you bring the wine?; The dog fetched the hat

Main entry: bring

Definition: be accompanied by

Usage: Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?

Main entry: bring

Definition: cause to come into a particular state or condition

Usage: Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence; bring water to the boiling point

Main entry: bring, institute

Definition: advance or set forth in court

Usage: bring charges, institute proceedings

Main entry: work, wreak, make for, play, bring

Definition: cause to happen or to occur as a consequence

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

Main entry: bring

Definition: attract the attention of

Usage: The noise and the screaming brought the curious

Main entry: bring, convey, take

Definition: take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

Usage: Bring me the box from the other room; Take these letters to the boss; This brings me to the main point

Main entry: bring, bring in, fetch

Definition: be sold for a certain price

Usage: The painting brought $10,000; The old print fetched a high price at the auction

Main entry: lend, bring, impart, contribute, bestow, add

Definition: bestow a quality on

Usage: 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

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