More definitions of "bring":
- (verb): Go or come after and bring or take back.
Example: "Could you bring the wine?"
Synonyms: get, convey, fetch
- (verb): Take something or somebody with oneself somewhere.
Example: "Bring me the box from the other room"
Synonyms: convey, take
- (verb): Induce or persuade.
Example: "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well"
- (verb): Bring into a different state.
- (verb): Be accompanied by.
Example: "Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?"
- (verb): Attract the attention of.
Example: "The noise and the screaming brought the curious"
- (verb): Cause to come into a particular state or condition.
Example: "Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence"; "bring water to the boiling point"
- (verb): Avance or set forth in court.
Example: "Bring charges", "institute proceedings"
Famous quotes containing the word bring:
“... a unique endeavour
To bring to bloom the million-petalled flower
Of being here.”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)
“Consciousness-raising is at the very least supposed to bring about an intimacy, but what it seems instead to bring about are the trappings of intimacy, the illusion of intimacy, a semblance of intimacy.”
—Nora Ephron (b. 1941)
“Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself.... You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.”
—Angela Carter (19401992)