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"
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"
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"
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"
bring into a different state
"this may land you in jail"
be accompanied by
"Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?"
advance or set forth in court
"bring charges", "institute proceedings"
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"
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"
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"
To transport toward somebody/somewhere.
To supply or contribute.
The new company director brought a fresh perspective on sales and marketing.
To raise (a lawsuit, charges, etc.) against somebody.
To pitch, often referring to a particularly hard thrown fastball.
The closer Jones can really bring it.
Origin: From bringen, from bringan, from bringanan (compare brengen, bringen), from bhrenk (compare he-brwng, pränk, brengë, brankti, branktas).
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
to cause the accession or obtaining of; to procure; to make to come; to produce; to draw to
to convey; to move; to carry or conduct
to persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to guide
to produce in exchange; to sell for; to fetch; as, what does coal bring per ton?
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'bring' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #687
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'bring' in Written Corpus Frequency: #434
Rank popularity for the word 'bring' in Verbs Frequency: #45
The numerical value of bring in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of bring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- أَحْضَرَ, يحضرArabic
- прыво́дзіць, прыве́зці, прыно́сіць, прыне́сці, прыве́сці, прыво́зіцьBelarusian
- дона̀сям, довѐждамBulgarian
- portarCatalan, Valencian
- přivést, přivážet, přinášet, přinést, přivézt, přivádětCzech
- dod âWelsh
- bringen, holenGerman
- traer, llevarSpanish
- آوردن, اوردنPersian
- syöttää, tuodaFinnish
- amener, apporterFrench
- bringeWestern Frisian
- thoirScottish Gaelic
- membawa, bawaIndonesian
- 持って来る, 持って行くJapanese
- នាំ...មក, យក...មកKhmer
- addūcō, portō, addōLatin
- bréngenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ເອົາມາ, ນຳLao
- ienest, atnestLatvian
- доведе, донесува, донесе, доведуваMacedonian
- bringe, ta medNorwegian
- ta med, bringeNorwegian Nynorsk
- aportar, adúserOccitan
- przynosić, przynieść, przywozić, przywodzić, przywieść, przywieźćPolish
- приноси́ть, принести́, привози́ть, приводи́ть, привести́, привезти́Russian
- portare, vature, poltareSardinian
- dovoditi, dofurati, nositi, понети, довести, донети, доносити, дофурати, donijeti, ponijeti, носити, доводити, donositi, dovestiSerbo-Croatian
- ගෙනෙනවාSinhala, Sinhalese
- priniesť, privážať, priviezť, prinášať, privádzať, priviesťSlovak
- prinašati, prinestiSlovene
- ta, medföra, tillföra, bringaSwedish
- తీసుకొచ్చు, తెచ్చుTelugu
- นำ, เอามาThai
- прино́сити, приво́дити, привести́, принести́, приво́зити, привезти́Ukrainian
- olib kelmoqUzbek
- cầm lại, xách lại, đưa lại, đem lại, mang lạiVietnamese
- abouter, atcheryî, apoirter, amoennerWalloon
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