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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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brought

    of Bring

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brought

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

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. Lady Gaga:

    After it happened, I’m like, ‘But what did I do in my life to bring it upon myself?’ Maybe there was some sort of religious guilt attached to it, that I had somehow inspired the violence, … For me, because of the way that I dress and the way that I’m provocative as a person, I thought I had brought it upon myself in some way, that it was my fault. I just never even told anyone.

  2. Philip Henry Gosse, 1857:

    If any choose to maintain, as many do, that species were gradually brought to their maturity from humbler forms ... he is welcome to his hypothesis, but I have nothing to do with it.

  3. Jim Sisco:

    Nike is a global icon, which provides protection from the numerous scandals that have occurred during Mark's tenure, john's experience at eBay and PayPal illustrate that Nike's focus is on increasing profits by integrating digital marketing and other technologies into their operations. Improving their corporate culture is an afterthought, which only comes up when an incident like the Salazar crisis occurs... John was brought in to help Nike thrive in this new environment, which shows no signs of slowing.

  4. Madan Prasad Pariyar:

    The private sector must be brought into these projects in the beginning, and planning done between them, traders and the farmers.

  5. Joao Cepeda:

    This is a magazine, with various of its sections, brought to life.

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