Bring Definition

Define what is Bring?

1. bring, convey, take (verb)

take something or somebody with oneself somewhere.

  • Bring me the box from the other room.
  • Take these letters to the boss.
  • This brings me to the main point.
Synonyms: convey, take
Hypernyms

carry, transport verb
move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body.

Hyponyms

fetch verb
take away or remove.

transit verb
cause or enable to pass through.

ferry verb
transport from one place to another.

bring back, take back, return verb
bring back to the point of departure.

tube verb
convey in a tube.

whisk verb
move somewhere quickly.

channel, transmit, carry, impart, conduct, convey verb
transmit or serve as the medium for transmission.

Land verb
bring ashore.

2. bring (verb)

cause to come into a particular state or condition.

  • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence.
  • bring water to the boiling point.
Hypernyms

alter, change, modify verb
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation.

3. make for, wreak, bring, work, play (verb)

cause to happen or to occur as a consequence.

  • I cannot work a miracle.
  • wreak havoc.
  • bring comments.
  • play a joke.
  • The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area.
Synonyms: make for, wreak, work, play
Hypernyms

create, make verb
make or cause to be or to become.

4. fetch, bring, get, convey (verb)

go or come after and bring or take back.

  • Get me those books over there, please.
  • Could you bring the wine?.
  • The dog fetched the hat.
Synonyms: fetch, get, convey
Antonyms: bear away, bear off, carry away, take away, carry off (verb)

remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state.

Hypernyms

channel, channelise, channelize, transmit, transport, transfer verb
send from one person or place to another.

Hyponyms

retrieve verb
run after, pick up, and bring to the master.

retrieve verb
go for and bring back.

deliver verb
bring to a destination, make a delivery.

5. Land, bring (verb)

bring into a different state.

  • this may land you in jail.
Synonyms: Land
Hypernyms

alter, change, modify verb
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation.

6. bring (verb)

be accompanied by.

  • Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?.

7. institute, bring (verb)

advance or set forth in court.

  • bring charges.
  • institute proceedings.
Synonyms: institute
Hypernyms

create, make verb
make or cause to be or to become.

8. contribute, lend, impart, ADD, bestow, bring (verb)

bestow a quality on.

  • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company.
  • The music added a lot to the play.
  • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings.
  • This adds a light note to the program.
Hypernyms

alter, change, modify verb
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation.

Hyponyms

factor verb
be a contributing factor.

instill, transfuse verb
impart gradually.

tinsel verb
impart a cheap brightness to.

throw in verb
add as an extra or as a gratuity.

9. fetch, bring in, bring (verb)

be sold for a certain price.

  • The painting brought $10,000.
  • The old print fetched a high price at the auction.
Synonyms: fetch, bring in

10. bring (verb)

attract the attention of.

  • The noise and the screaming brought the curious.
Hypernyms

attract, pull in, draw in, pull, draw verb
direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes.

11. bring (verb)

induce or persuade.

  • The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well.
Hypernyms

cause, induce, stimulate, make, get, have verb
cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner.

Nearby Terms

bring about (verb)
cause to move into the opposite direction

bring around (verb)
cause to adopt an opinion or course of action

bring back (verb)
bring back to the point of departure

bring down (verb)
move something or somebody to a lower position

bring forth (verb)
bring into existence

bring forward (verb)
cause to move forward

bring home (verb)
make understandable and clear

bring home the bacon (verb)
attain success or reach a desired goal

bring in (verb)
bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment

bring off (verb)
be successful; achieve a goal

bring on (verb)
cause to arise

bring oneself (verb)
cause to undertake a certain action, usually used in the negative

bring out (verb)
make visible

bring outside (verb)
bring outside the body for surgery, of organs

bring round (verb)
cause to adopt an opinion or course of action