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.

  2. bring(Verb)

    To supply or contribute.

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

  3. bring(Verb)

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

  4. bring(Verb)

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

    The closer Jones can really bring it.

  5. Origin: 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.]

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

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. Donald Trump:

    I would bring it back.

  2. Ray Echevarria:

    I can't bring my son back.

  3. Brian Krebs:

    I doubt they'll bring it back.

  4. Thomas Fuller:

    Care and diligence bring luck.

  5. Argilio Giacomazzi:

    I wanted to bring them all home.

Images & Illustrations of bring

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