HyperDic: bring

English > 11 senses of the word bring:
VERBmotionbring, convey, taketake something or somebody with oneself somewhere
contactbringcause to come into a particular state or condition
creationbring, work, play, wreak, make forcause to happen / happen or to occur as a consequence
contactbring, get, convey, fetchgo or come after and bring or take back
changebring, landbring into a different state
contactbringbe accompanied by
creationbring, instituteadvance or set forth in court
possessionbring, lend, impart, bestow, contribute, addbestow a quality on
possessionbring, fetch, bring inbe sold for a certain price
emotionbringattract the attention of
communicationbringinduce or persuade
bring > pronunciation
Soundsbrih'ng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > bring: 11 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTake something or somebody with oneself somewhere.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey bring the food to the people; They bring the people the food
Examples
  • "Bring me the box from the other room"
  • "This brings me to the main point"
Synonymsconvey, take
Entailscome, come upMove toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
Narrowerferrytransport / transport from one place to another
fetchtake away or remove
impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channelTransmit or serve as the medium for transmission
landBring ashore
return, take back, bring backbring back to the point of departure
transitCause or enable to pass through
tubeconvey in a tube
whiskMove somewhere quickly
Broadertransport, carryMove while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
See alsobring downcause to come to the ground
bring downmove something or somebody to a lower position
bring forwardcause to move forward
bring on, bring outbring onto the market or release
bring upraise from a lower to a higher position
Similar tobring, get, convey, fetchgo or come after and bring or take back
bringBe accompanied by
Spanishacarrear, copar, llevar, portar, tomar, traer, transportar
Catalancopar, dur, portar, traginar, transportar
English > bring: 11 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCause to come into a particular state or condition.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "bring water to the boiling point"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
See alsobring outprepare and issue for public distribution or sale
Spanishcausar, producir, provocar
Catalancausar, produir, provocar
English > bring: 11 senses > verb 3, creation
MeaningCause to happen / happen or to occur as a consequence.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "bring comments"
Synonymswork, play, wreak, make for
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
See alsobring offbe successful
bring oncause to arise
bring upsummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
Similar towork, actHave an effect or outcome
Spanishprovocar, traer
English > bring: 11 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaninggo or come after and bring or take back.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example "Could you bring the wine?"
Synonymsget, convey, fetch
Entailscome, come upMove toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
NarrowerdeliverBring to a destination, make a delivery
retrieveRun after, pick up, and bring to the master
retrieveGo for and bring back
Broadertransmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channeliseSend from one person or place to another
Oppositetake away, bear off, bear away, carry away, carry offRemove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state
Similar tobring, convey, takeTake something or somebody with oneself somewhere
Spanishacercar, coger, llevar, portar, traer
Catalanagafar, dur, portar, transportar
English > bring: 11 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningBring into a different state.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymland
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
See alsobring downcut down on
bring upbring up
Spanishllevar
Catalanportar
English > bring: 11 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningBe accompanied by.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?"
Entailscome, come upMove toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
Similar tobring, convey, takeTake something or somebody with oneself somewhere
Spanishllevar, traer
Catalandur, portar
English > bring: 11 senses > verb 7, creation
MeaningAdvance or set forth in court.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"bring charges", "institute proceedings"
Synonyminstitute
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishestablecer, implantar, instituir
Catalanimplantar, instaurar, instituir
English > bring: 11 senses > verb 8, possession
Meaningbestow a quality on.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"
Synonymslend, impart, bestow, contribute, add
NarrowerfactorBe a contributing factor
instill, transfuseImpart gradually
throw inadd as an extra or as a gratuity
tinselImpart a cheap brightness to
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishaportar, conceder, contribuir, otorgar, propiciar
Catalanaportar, contribuir, donar
English > bring: 11 senses > verb 9, possession
MeaningBe sold for a certain price.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsfetch, bring in
Entailschange hands, change ownersBe transferred to another owner
Spanishalcanzar, vender por
English > bring: 11 senses > verb 10, emotion
Meaningattract the attention of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Broaderattract, pull, pull in, draw, draw indirect toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
Similar tobringinduce or persuade
English > bring: 11 senses > verb 11, communication
Meaninginduce or persuade.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThey bring him to write the letter
Broaderinduce, stimulate, cause, have, get, makeCause to do
Similar tobringattract the attention of
Spanishconvencer, persuadir

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