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      vb   , brings, bringing, brought   tr  
1    to carry, convey, or take (something or someone) to a designated place or person  
bring that book to me, will you bring Jessica to Tom's party?     
2    to cause to happen or occur to (oneself or another)  
to bring disrespect on oneself     
3    to cause to happen as a consequence  
responsibility brings maturity     
4    to cause to come to mind  
it brought back memories     
5    to cause to be in a certain state, position, etc.  
the punch brought him to his knees     
6    to force, persuade, or make (oneself)  
I couldn't bring myself to do it     
7    to sell for; fetch  
the painting brought 20 pounds     
8      (Law)  
a    to institute (proceedings, charges, etc.)  
b    to put (evidence, etc.) before a tribunal  
9    bring forth   to give birth to  
10    bring home to  
a    to convince of  
his account brought home to us the gravity of the situation     
b    to place the blame on  
11    bring to bear      See       bear   1       17     (See also)        bring about       bring down       bring forward       bring in       bring off       bring on       bring out       bring over       bring round       bring to       bring up  
     (Old English bringan; related to Gothic briggan, Old High German bringan)  
  bringer      n  

bring about  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to cause to happen  
to bring about a change in the law     
2    to turn (a ship) around  
bring-and-buy sale  
      n     (Brit. and N.Z.)   an informal sale, often conducted for charity, to which people bring items for sale and buy those that others have brought  
bring down  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to cause to fall  
the fighter aircraft brought the enemy down, the ministers agreed to bring down the price of oil     
2    usually passive  
Slang   to cause to be elated and then suddenly depressed, as from using drugs  
bring forward  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to present or introduce (a subject) for discussion  
2      (Book-keeping)   to transfer (a figure representing the sum of the figures on a page or in a column) to the top of the next page or column  
bring in  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to yield (income, profit, or cash)  
his investments brought him in £100     
2    to produce or return (a verdict)  
3    to put forward or introduce (a legislative bill, etc.)  
bring off  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to succeed in achieving (something), esp. with difficulty or contrary to expectations  
he managed to bring off the deal     
2    Taboo   to cause to have an orgasm  
bring on  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to induce or cause  
these pills will bring on labour     
2    Taboo   to cause sexual excitement in; stimulate  
bring out  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to produce or publish or have published  
when are you bringing out a new dictionary?     
2    to expose, reveal, or cause to be seen  
she brought out the best in me     
3    to encourage (a shy person) to be less reserved (often in the phrase bring (someone) out of himself or herself)  
4      (Brit)   (of a trade union, provocative action by management, misunderstanding, etc.) to cause (workers) to strike  
5    foll by: in   to cause (a person) to become covered (with spots, a rash, etc.)  
6      (Brit)   to introduce (a girl) formally into society as a debutante  
bring over  
      vb   tr, adv   to cause (a person) to change allegiances  
bring round   , around  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to restore (a person) to consciousness, esp. after a faint  
2    to convince (another person, usually an opponent) of an opinion or point of view  
bring to  
      vb   tr  
1    adv   to restore (a person) to consciousness  
2    adv   to cause (a ship) to turn into the wind and reduce her headway  
3    prep   to make (something) equal to (an amount of money)  
that brings your bill to £17     
bring up  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to care for and train (a child); rear  
we had been brought up to go to church     
2    to raise (a subject) for discussion; mention  
3    to vomit (food)  
4    foll by: against   to cause (a person) to face or confront  
5    foll by: to   to cause (something) to be of a required standard  
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explain or bring up
put a stop to something
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
a column of air whirling around and towards a more or less vertical axis of low pressure, which moves along the land or ocean surface
inclined to bring forward small faults; made to confuse in argument
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
to look for or expose information about a person's past, usually bad, and to therefore bring that person down or put them in a bad light
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
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