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bring    : [br'ɪŋ]
Bring \Bring\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brought}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Bringing}.] [OE. bringen, AS. bringan; akin to OS. brengian,
D. brengen, Fries. brenga, OHG. bringan, G. bringen, Goth.
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.
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And as she was going to fetch it, he called to her,
and said, Bring me, I pray thee, a morsel of bread.
--1 Kings
xvii. 11.
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To France shall we convey you safe,
And bring you back. --Shak.
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2. To cause the accession or obtaining of; to procure; to
make to come; to produce; to draw to.
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There is nothing will bring you more honor . . .
than to do what right in justice you may. --Bacon.
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3. To convey; to move; to carry or conduct.
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In distillation, the water . . . brings over with it
some part of the oil of vitriol. --Sir I.
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4. To persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to guide.
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It seems so preposterous a thing . . . that they do
not easily bring themselves to it. --Locke.
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The nature of the things . . . would not suffer him
to think otherwise, how, or whensoever, he is
brought to reflect on them. --Locke.
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5. To produce in exchange; to sell for; to fetch; as, what
does coal bring per ton?
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{To bring about}, to bring to pass; to effect; to accomplish.

{To bring back}.
(a) To recall.
(b) To restore, as something borrowed, to its owner.

{To bring by the lee} (Naut.), to incline so rapidly to
leeward of the course, when a ship sails large, as to
bring the lee side suddenly to the windward, any by laying
the sails aback, expose her to danger of upsetting.

{To bring down}.
(a) To cause to come down.
(b) To humble or abase; as, to bring down high looks.

{To bring down the house}, to cause tremendous applause.

{To bring forth}.
(a) To produce, as young fruit.
(b) To bring to light; to make manifest.

{To bring forward}
(a) To exhibit; to introduce; to produce to view.
(b) To hasten; to promote; to forward.
(c) To propose; to adduce; as, to bring forward arguments.

{To bring home}.
(a) To bring to one's house.
(b) To prove conclusively; as, to bring home a charge of
(c) To cause one to feel or appreciate by personal
(d) (Naut.) To lift of its place, as an anchor.

{To bring in}.
(a) To fetch from without; to import.
(b) To introduce, as a bill in a deliberative assembly.
(c) To return or repot to, or lay before, a court or other
body; to render; as, to bring in a verdict or a
(d) To take to an appointed place of deposit or
collection; as, to bring in provisions or money for a
specified object.
(e) To produce, as income.
(f) To induce to join.

{To bring off}, to bear or convey away; to clear from
condemnation; to cause to escape.

{To bring on}.
(a) To cause to begin.
(b) To originate or cause to exist; as, to bring on a

{To bring one on one's way}, to accompany, guide, or attend

{To bring out}, to expose; to detect; to bring to light from

{To bring over}.
(a) To fetch or bear across.
(b) To convert by persuasion or other means; to cause to
change sides or an opinion.

{To bring to}.
(a) To resuscitate; to bring back to consciousness or
life, as a fainting person.
(b) (Naut.) To check the course of, as of a ship, by
dropping the anchor, or by counterbracing the sails so
as to keep her nearly stationary (she is then said to
lie to).
(c) To cause (a vessel) to lie to, as by firing across her
(d) To apply a rope to the capstan.

{To bring to light}, to disclose; to discover; to make clear;
to reveal.

{To bring a sail to} (Naut.), to bend it to the yard.

{To bring to pass}, to accomplish to effect. "Trust also in
Him; and He shall bring it to pass." --Ps. xxxvii. 5.

{To bring under}, to subdue; to restrain; to reduce to

{To bring up}.
(a) To carry upward; to nurse; to rear; to educate.
(b) To cause to stop suddenly.

Note: [v. i. by dropping the reflexive pronoun] To stop
suddenly; to come to a standstill. [Colloq.]

{To bring up (any one) with a round turn}, to cause (any one)
to stop abruptly. [Colloq.]

{To be brought to bed}. See under {Bed}.
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Syn: To fetch; bear; carry; convey; transport; import;
procure; produce; cause; adduce; induce.
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v 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" [synonym: {bring},
{convey}, {take}]
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" [synonym:
{bring}, {work}, {play}, {wreak}, {make for}]
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" [synonym: {bring}, {get}, {convey}, {fetch}]
[ant: {bear away}, {bear off}, {carry away}, {carry off},
{take away}]
5: bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
[synonym: {bring}, {land}]
6: be accompanied by; "Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?"
7: advance or set forth in court; "bring charges", "institute
proceedings" [synonym: {institute}, {bring}]
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" [synonym: {lend}, {impart}, {bestow},
{contribute}, {add}, {bring}]
9: be sold for a certain price; "The painting brought $10,000";
"The old print fetched a high price at the auction" [synonym:
{fetch}, {bring in}, {bring}]
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"

193 Moby Thesaurus words for "bring":
accompany, accomplish, achieve, advance, affect, afford, allure,
amount to, assume, attend, attract, be sold, bear, breed,
bring about, bring around, bring back, bring down, bring forth,
bring in, bring off, bring on, bring out, bring round, bring to,
bring up, bring upon, broach, call for, call forth, care for,
carry, carry off, carry out, cause, chaperon, chase after, come to,
come up to, companion, comprise, conduct, consort with, contain,
contribute to, contrive, convey, convince, convoy, cost, create,
cut back, cut down, decide, deliver, depose, determine, dethrone,
develop, diminish, discuss, disgorge, display, dispose, do, do to,
draw, draw down, draw on, earn, educate, effect, elevate, elicit,
emphasize, engage, engender, enlist, entail, escort, evoke,
feature, fetch, fetch and carry, focus on, get, get to do,
give birth to, give rise to, go after, go and get, go fetch,
go for, go get, go to get, illuminate, implicate, imply, incline,
induce, inflict, influence, inspire, instigate, institute,
interest in, introduce, invite, invoke, involve, issue, lead,
lead to, lessen, look after, lure, make known, make public,
mention, motivate, mount up to, move, nurture, obtain, occasion,
offer, oust, overthrow, overturn, pen up, perform, persuade,
pick up, present, presume, presuppose, procure, produce, prompt,
provoke, publish, pull off, put on, put out, put over, raise,
realize, rear, recall, reduce, regurgitate, release, report,
require, restore, resuscitate, retrieve, return, revive, run after,
run into, run to, secure, sell, sell for, set forth, set off,
set one back, shag, stage, submit, subsume, succeed, succeed in,
superinduce, sway, take, take in, talk about, teach, tempt,
throw up, topple, total up to, touch on, train, tutor, unseat,
visit upon, vomit, win over, wreak, yield

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