v. 25B6; verb
he brought over a tray : CARRY, fetch, bear, take; convey, transport; move, haul, shift.
Philip brought his bride to his mansion : ESCORT, conduct, guide, lead, usher, show, shepherd.
the wind changed and brought rain : CAUSE, produce, create, generate, precipitate, lead to, give rise to, result in; stir up, whip up, promote; poetic/literary beget.
the police contemplated bringing charges : PUT FORWARD, prefer, lay, submit, present, initiate, institute.
this job brings him a regular salary : EARN, make, fetch, bring in, yield, net, gross, return, produce; command, attract.
25A0; bring something about
the affair that brought about her death : CAUSE, produce, give rise to, result in, lead to, occasion, bring to pass; provoke, generate, engender, precipitate; formal effectuate.
he brought the ship about : TURN (ROUND/AROUND), reverse, change the direction of.
25A0; bring something back
the smell brought back memories : REMIND ONE OF, put one in mind of, bring/call to mind, conjure up, evoke, summon up; take one back.
bring back capital punishment : REINTRODUCE, reinstate, re-establish, revive, resurrect.
25A0; bring someone down
he was brought down by a clumsy challenge : TRIP, knock over/down; foul.
I couldn't bear to bring her down : DEPRESS, sadden, upset, get down, dispirit, dishearten, discourage.
25A0; bring something down
we will bring down the price : DECREASE, reduce, lower, cut, drop; informal slash.
the unrest brought down the government : UNSEAT, overturn, topple, overthrow, depose, oust.
25A0; bring something forward PROPOSE, suggest, advance, raise, table, present, move, submit, lodge.
25A0; bring someone in INVOLVE, include, count in.
25A0; bring something in
he brought in a private member's bill : INTRODUCE, launch, inaugurate, initiate, institute.
the event brings in one million pounds each year. : See bring sense 5.
25A0; bring something off ACHIEVE, accomplish, attain, bring about, pull off, manage, realize, complete, finish; execute, perform, discharge; formal effectuate.
25A0; bring something on . See bring something about sense 1.
25A0; bring something out
they were bringing out a new magazine : LAUNCH, establish, begin, start, found, set up, instigate, inaugurate, market; publish, print, issue, produce.
the shawl brings out the colour of your eyes : ACCENTUATE, highlight, emphasize, accent, set off.
25A0; bring someone round
she administered artificial respiration and brought him round : WAKE UP, return to consciousness, rouse, bring to.
we would have brought him round, given time : PERSUADE, convince, talk round, win over, sway, influence.
25A0; bring oneself to FORCE ONESELF TO, make oneself, bear to.
25A0; bring someone up REAR, raise, care for, look after, nurture, provide for.
25A0; bring something up MENTION, allude to, touch on, raise, broach, introduce; voice, air, suggest, propose, submit, put forward, bring forward, table.