What does bring mean?

Definitions for bring
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bring.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bring, convey, take(verb)

    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. bring(verb)

    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. bring, work, play, wreak, make for(verb)

    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. bring, get, convey, fetch(verb)

    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, land(verb)

    bring into a different state

    "this may land you in jail"

  6. bring(verb)

    be accompanied by

    "Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?"

  7. institute, bring(verb)

    advance or set forth in court

    "bring charges", "institute proceedings"

  8. lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring(verb)

    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. fetch, bring in, bring(verb)

    be sold for a certain price

    "The painting brought $10,000"; "The old print fetched a high price at the auction"

  10. bring(verb)

    attract the attention of

    "The noise and the screaming brought the curious"

  11. bring(verb)

    induce or persuade

    "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well"

Wiktionary

  1. bring(Verb)

    To transport toward somebody/somewhere.

    Etymology: From bringen, from bringan, from bringanan (compare brengen, bringen), from bhrenk (compare he-brwng, pränk, brengë, brankti, branktas).

  2. bring(Verb)

    To supply or contribute.

    The new company director brought a fresh perspective on sales and marketing.

    Etymology: From bringen, from bringan, from bringanan (compare brengen, bringen), from bhrenk (compare he-brwng, pränk, brengë, brankti, branktas).

  3. bring(Verb)

    To raise (a lawsuit, charges, etc.) against somebody.

    Etymology: From bringen, from bringan, from bringanan (compare brengen, bringen), from bhrenk (compare he-brwng, pränk, brengë, brankti, branktas).

  4. bring(Verb)

    To pitch, often referring to a particularly hard thrown fastball.

    The closer Jones can really bring it.

    Etymology: From bringen, from bringan, from bringanan (compare brengen, bringen), from bhrenk (compare he-brwng, pränk, brengë, brankti, branktas).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bring(verb)

    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

  2. Bring(verb)

    to cause the accession or obtaining of; to procure; to make to come; to produce; to draw to

  3. Bring(verb)

    to convey; to move; to carry or conduct

  4. Bring(verb)

    to persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to guide

  5. Bring(verb)

    to produce in exchange; to sell for; to fetch; as, what does coal bring per ton?

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bring

    bring, v.t. to fetch: to carry: to procure: to occasion: to draw or lead:—pa.t. and pa.p. brought (brawt).—Bring about, to bring to pass, effect; Bring down, to humble; Bring forth, to give birth to, produce; Bring home, to prove, to impress; Bring in, to introduce; Bring off, to bring away, as by a boat from a ship, to rescue; Bring on, to cause to advance; Bring out, to express: to produce before the public, as a book, a play, a subscription: to introduce a young woman formally into so-called society; Bring over, to convert; Bring round, to restore from illness; Bring to, to check the course of, as a ship, by trimming the sails so as to counteract each other; Bring under, to subdue; Bring up, to rear or educate. [A.S. bringan, to carry, to bring; allied perh. to Bear.]

Editors Contribution

  1. bring

    To cause to exist.

    The sofa bed did bring another element of space when people came to stay with them as it gave another bed for friends and family to stay.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 11, 2020  
  2. bring

    To contribute.

    They did bring their favourite food alobg to the party.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 10, 2020  
  3. bring

    To transport to an agreed location.

    They did bring the goods to the accurate location and address.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bring' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #687

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bring' in Written Corpus Frequency: #434

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bring' in Verbs Frequency: #45

How to pronounce bring?

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How to say bring in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bring in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of bring in a Sentence

  1. Livonia Police Capt. Ron Taig:

    It gives you goosebumps when you see these nurses working on this child. They did multiple rounds of CPR to bring him back.

  2. Yolande Korkie:

    To choose to forgive those that caused Pierre's death. What will it help to accuse? Will it bring Pierre back? We choose to let it go.

  3. Anne Torres:

    The mayor is confident that a well-qualified group will purchase the team and bring an end to this unfortunate chapter for the Hawks organization.

  4. Alain Dib:

    Investors are not closed for business provided you bring them the right companies, there are still good memories from last year's IPOs which generally outperformed the market and they have cash to deploy. But we need to remember that when investors tell you in early-look meetings that they are interested, they are not giving you an order. Yet.

  5. Makani CEO Fort Felker:

    There are many areas around the world that really don't have a good resource for renewable power but do have offshore wind resources, our lightweight kites create the possibility that we could tap that resource very economically and bring renewable power to hundreds of millions of people.

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