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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Broughtparticiple passive of bring.

    The Turks, possessed with a needless fear, forsook the walls, and could not, by any persuasions or threats of the captains, be brought on again to the assault. Richard Knolles, History.

    The instances brought by our authour are but slender proofs. John Locke.


  1. brought

    Brought is the past tense and past participle of the verb "bring." It refers to the action of carrying, leading, or delivering someone or something to a certain place.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brought

    of Bring

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brought

    brawt, pa.t. and pa.p. of Bring.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Brought is ranked #71678 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Brought surname appeared 272 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Brought.

    95.2% or 259 total occurrences were White.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Brought' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #454

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Brought' in Written Corpus Frequency: #602

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brought in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brought in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Brought in a Sentence

  1. Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy:

    They got a lot of crooked things going. That they're vicious. That they shouldn't have brought impeachment.

  2. Mayor Sobyanin:

    Half of all people who came from abroad passed through Moscow, and the Muscovites themselves love to travel as well, many people have also visited Courchevel and brought a suitcase of viruses from there.

  3. Loren Weisman:

    I might not want you to refer me and just because you brought some business to me, does not mean that I am required shift my morals or my message to refer you. That is how I approach referrals.

  4. Alexander The Great:

    Without Knowledge, Skill cannot be focused. Without Skill, Strength cannot be brought to bear and without Strength, Knowledge may not be applied.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I'm going to have more votes than anybody else. I brought millions and millions of people into the Republican Party in a short period of time. They only one that's going to beat Hillary Clinton is me.

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    a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    A abash
    B affront
    C embellish
    D famish

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