v. t. brought, bring•ing
1) to carry, convey, conduct, or cause (someone or something) to come with, to, or toward the speaker
2) to cause to come to or toward oneself; attract
3) to cause to occur or exist:
The medicine brought rapid relief[/ex]
4) to cause to come into a particular position, state, or effect:
to bring a car to a stop[/ex]
5) to persuade, compel, or induce:
I couldn't bring myself to sell it[/ex]
6) to cause to come to mind; evoke; recall:
to bring back happy memories[/ex]
7) to sell for; fetch:
These lamps will bring a good price[/ex]
8) law Law. to commence:
to bring an action for damages[/ex]
9) phv bring about, to accomplish; cause
10) phv bring around or round
a) phv to convince of a belief or opinion; persuade
b) phv to restore to consciousness, as after a faint
11) phv bring down
a) phv to injure, capture, or kill
b) phv to cause to fall
c) sts to cause to be in low spirits; depress
d) Can., Aus., and NZ to present (a report, bill, etc.) in a parliament
12) phv bring forth
a) phv to give birth to or produce; bear:
to bring forth young[/ex]
b) phv to give rise to; introduce
13) phv bring forward
a) phv to bring to view; show
b) phv to present for consideration; adduce
14) phv bring in
a) phv to yield, as profits or income
b) phv to present officially; submit:
to bring in a verdict[/ex]
c) phv to cause to operate or yield:
to bring in an oil well[/ex]
d) phv to introduce
15) phv bring off, to accomplish, carry out, or achieve
16) phv bring on
phv to cause to happen, appear, or exist:
to bring on a headache[/ex]
17) phv bring out
a) to reveal or expose
b) to make noticeable or conspicuous; emphasize
c) to cause to appear:
The clams I ate brought out a rash[/ex]
d) to publish or produce
e) to introduce formally into society
18) phv bring to
a) to bring back to consciousness; revive
b) naut. navig. to head (a vessel) close to or into the wind so as to halt
19) phv bring up
a) to care for during childhood; rear
b) to introduce or mention for attention or consideration
c) to vomit
d) to stop quickly or abruptly
Etymology: bef. 950; ME; OE bringan bring′er, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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