Verb: bring (brought) bring
- Take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
"Bring me the box from the other room"; "This brings me to the main point";
- convey, take
- 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"
- Cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
"bring comments"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area";
- work, play, wreak, make for
- Go or come after and bring or take back
"Could you bring the wine?";
- get, convey, fetch
- Bring into a different state
- Be accompanied by
"Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?"
- Advance or set forth in court
- Provide a particular quality or character
"She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings";
- lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add
- Be sold for a certain price
"The painting brought $10,000"; "The old print brought in a high price at the auction";
- fetch, bring in
- Attract the attention of
"The noise and the screaming brought the curious"
- Induce or persuade
"The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well"
Derived forms: bringing, brought, brings
See also: bring down, bring forward, bring off, bring on, bring out, bring together, bring up
Type of: alter, attract, carry, cause, change, channel, channelise [Brit], channelize, create, draw, draw in, get, have, induce, make, modify, pull, pull in, stimulate, transfer, transmit, transport
Antonym: take away