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bring

bring

pronunciation:
brIng
features:
Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: brings, bringing, brought
definition 1: to take, lead, or carry toward the speaker speaking, or from one place to another.
Bring your game over to our house.
synonyms:
convey, fetch
similar words:
bear, carry, deliver, take, tote, transport
definition 2: to cause to happen or change.
Autumn brings cool weather.She thinks a rabbit's foot brings her good luck.
synonyms:
cause, effect
similar words:
begin, create, generate, guide, initiate, institute, introduce, lead, produce, start, usher in
definition 3: to sell for.
The old car brought several thousand dollars.
synonyms:
sell for
similar words:
cost
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.