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bring

bring

pronunciation:
brIng
phrases:
bring up
features:
Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: brings, bringing, brought
definition: to take or carry something from one place to another, or to take a person with you to the place where you are going.
Please bring a pencil and a calculator when you come to class.John brought his girlfriend to the party.
synonyms:
convey, fetch
similar words:
bear, carry, deliver, take, transport
phrase: bring up
bring or take?
Bring usually means to carry something with you when you come to a place. Take usually means to carry something with you when you go from a place.
Compare:
  • Bring your notebook when you come to class.
  • Take your test papers when you go home.