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bring

 
Verb bring has 11 senses
  1. bring, convey, take - 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"
    --1 is one way to transport, carry
    Sample sentences:
    They bring the food to the people
    They bring the people the food
  2. bring - 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"
    --2 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. bring, work, play, wreak, make for - 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"
    --3 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. bring, get, convey, fetch - 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"
    --4 is one way to transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channelise
    Antonyms: take away, bear off, bear away, carry away, carry off
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. bring, land - bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
    --5 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  6. bring - be accompanied by; "Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  7. lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring - 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"
    --7 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  8. institute, bring - avance or set forth in court; "bring charges", "institute proceedings"
    --8 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. fetch, bring in, bring - be sold for a certain price; "The painting brought $10,000"; "The old print fetched a high price at the auction"
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  10. bring - attract the attention of; "The noise and the screaming brought the curious"
    --10 is one way to
    attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  11. bring - induce or persuade; "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well"
    --11 is one way to
    induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make
    Sample sentence:
    They bring him to write the letter
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