Definitions for bring down

Definitions for (verb) bring down

Main entry: cut, cut back, cut down, bring down, trim, trim back, trim down, reduce

Definition: cut down on; make a reduction in

Usage: reduce your daily fat intake; The employer wants to cut back health benefits

Main entry: bring down, visit, inflict, impose

Definition: impose something unpleasant

Usage: The principal visited his rage on the students

Main entry: bring down

Definition: cause to be enthusiastic

Usage: Her playing brought down the house

Main entry: bring down, let down, lower, get down, take down

Definition: move something or somebody to a lower position

Usage: take down the vase from the shelf

Main entry: bring down, land, put down

Definition: cause to come to the ground

Usage: the pilot managed to land the airplane safely

Main entry: subvert, overthrow, overturn, bring down

Definition: cause the downfall of; of rulers

Usage: The Czar was overthrown; subvert the ruling class

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