Definition of BRING

verb : BRING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail" ;

  • 6. (

    ) be accompanied by; "Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?" ;

  • 7. (

    ) advance or set forth in court; "bring charges"; "institute proceedings" ;

  • 8. (

    ) bestow a quality on; "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. (

    ) be sold for a certain price; "The painting brought $10,000"; "The old print fetched a high price at the auction" ;

  • 10. (

    ) attract the attention of; "The noise and the screaming brought the curious" ;

  • 11. (

    ) induce or persuade; "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well" ;

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