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bring

bring

 
pronunciation:
brIng
phrases:
bring around, bring down, bring about
features:
Note
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: brings, bringing, brought
definition 1: to take, lead, or carry toward the speaker or from one place to another.
Bring him to me.I brought no suitcase.
synonyms:
convey, fetch
similar words:
bear, carry, deliver, take, tote, transport
definition 2: to cause to occur or change by way of persuasion, deliberate force, or natural consequences.
Autumn brings cool weather.His death brought sadness to the entire community.Her persuasive arguments finally brought him to his senses.What brought you to change your mind about this?
synonyms:
cause, effect, induce
similar words:
begin, carry, create, engender, generate, guide, initiate, institute, introduce, lead, occasion, produce, start, usher in
definition 3: to sell for (a price).
The painting brought several thousand dollars.
synonyms:
fetch, sell for
similar words:
cost
phrase: bring around
phrase: bring down
phrase: bring about
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.