More definitions of "bring":
- (verb): Induce or persuade.
Example: "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well"
- (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): Attract the attention of.
Example: "The noise and the screaming brought the curious"
- (verb): Cause to happen or to occur as a consequence.
Example: "Bring comments"
Synonyms: work, play, wreak, make for
- (verb): Take something or somebody with oneself somewhere.
Example: "Bring me the box from the other room"
Synonyms: convey, take
- (verb): Go or come after and bring or take back.
Example: "Could you bring the wine?"
Synonyms: get, convey, fetch
- (verb): Bring into a different state.
- (verb): Be accompanied by.
Example: "Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?"
Famous quotes containing the word bring:
“Black women are going to have to take more leadership. I think we are prepared because we bring a tenaciousness with us. We do not fear losing friends, allies, or jobs.”
—Maxine Waters (b. 1938)
“Coming to Rome, much labour and little profit! The King whom you seek here, unless you bring Him with you you will not find Him.”
—Anonymous 9th century, Irish. Epigram, no. 121, A Celtic Miscellany (1951, revised 1971)
“Never support two weaknesses at the same time. Its your combination sinnersyour lecherous liars and your miserly drunkardswho dishonor the vices and bring them into bad repute.”
—Thornton Wilder (18971975)