Associations to the word «Bring»


BRING, verb. (transitive) To transport toward somebody/somewhere.
BRING, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To supply or contribute.
BRING, verb. (transitive) To raise (a lawsuit, charges, etc.) against somebody.
BRING, verb. To persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to guide.
BRING, verb. To produce in exchange; to sell for; to fetch.
BRING, verb. (baseball) To pitch, often referring to a particularly hard thrown fastball.
BRING, interjection. The sound of a telephone ringing.
BRING A KNIFE TO A GUNFIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) To enter into a confrontation or other challenging situation without being adequately equipped or prepared.
BRING ABOUT, verb. (transitive) To cause to take place.
BRING ABOUT, verb. (transitive) To accomplish, achieve.
BRING AROUND, verb. Alternative form of bring round
BRING BACK, verb. To fetch something.
BRING BACK, verb. To cause someone to remember something from the past.
BRING BACK, verb. To reenact an old rule or law.
BRING BACK, verb. (transitive) to revive; to cause something dead to be alive once again.
BRING COALS TO NEWCASTLE, verb. Synonym of carry coals to Newcastle.
BRING DOWN, verb. (transitive) To make a legitimate rulership lose their position of power.
BRING DOWN, verb. (transitive) To reduce
BRING DOWN, verb. (transitive) To make something, especially something flying, fall to the ground. Usually by firing a weapon of some kind.
BRING DOWN, verb. (sports) To cause an opponent to fall after a tackle.
BRING DOWN, verb. (transitive) To make someone feel bad emotionally.
BRING DOWN THE HOUSE, verb. (idiomatic) To garner enthusiastic or wild applause.
BRING FORTH, verb. To produce, bear as fruit
BRING FORTH, verb. To give birth.
BRING FORTH, verb. To create, generate, bring into existence.
BRING FORTH, verb. To display, produce, bring out for display.
BRING FORWARD, verb. (idiomatic) To call up for consideration.
BRING FORWARD, verb. To make something happen earlier than originally planned.
BRING HOME, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To earn (money)
BRING HOME, verb. (idiomatic) To make clearer or better understood
BRING HOME THE BACON, verb. (idiomatic) (informal) To have a remunerative job; to have a career which satisfies one's financial needs to the extent that it can support oneself and one's family.
BRING IN, verb. To introduce a new rule, law, or system of organisation.
BRING IN, verb. To introduce a person or group of people to an organisation.
BRING IN, verb. To earn money for a company or for the family.
BRING IN, verb. To return a verdict in a court of law.
BRING IN, verb. To move something indoors.
BRING IT, interjection. (US) (emphatic) Used to respond affirmatively and aggressively to a challenge by issuing one in return.
BRING IT, verb. (intransitive) (informal) To give one's all in a particular effort; to perform admirably or forcefully.
BRING IT WEAK, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To fail to accomplish an accomplishable task or to make an attempt at less than maximum effort; to "half-ass" or "fake the funk".
BRING OFF, verb. To succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.
BRING OFF, verb. (archaic) To rescue; to liberate.
BRING OFF, verb. To bring away from; to bring by boat from a ship, a wreck, the shore, etc.
BRING OFF, verb. (obsolete) To prove; to demonstrate; to show clearly.
BRING ON, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To cause.
BRING ON, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To make something appear, as on a stage or a place of competition.
BRING ON, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) (US) (informal) (often as imperative) To pose a challenge or threat; to attack; to compete aggressively.
BRING ONE'S ARSE TO AN ANCHOR, verb. (idiomatic) (rare) To sit down.
BRING OUT, verb. To elicit, evoke, or emphasize a particular quality.
BRING OUT, verb. (chiefly British) To place (something new for public sale) on the market; roll out.
BRING OUT, verb. (chiefly British) To make a shy person more confident.
BRING OUT, verb. (chiefly British) To cause a visible symptom such as spots or a rash
BRING OUT IN A RASH, verb. (idiomatic) to rile someone up
BRING OVER, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see bring,‎ over.
BRING OVER, verb. (transitive) To cause to change allegiance or point of view.
BRING OWLS TO ATHENS, verb. (idiomatic) To undertake a pointless venture, one that is redundant, unnecessary, superfluous, or highly uneconomical.
BRING ROUND, verb. (transitive) To bring something when coming.
BRING ROUND, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To resuscitate; to cause to regain consciousness
BRING ROUND, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) to change one's opinion or point of view
BRING SOMEONE TO BOOK, verb. To penalise someone for a punishable offence.
BRING SOMETHING TO ITS KNEES, verb. To overpower something, leaving it in a weakened state.
BRING THE HOUSE DOWN, verb. Alternative form of bring down the house
BRING THE LUMBER, verb. (baseball) To hit extra-base hits.
BRING THE LUMBER, verb. (sports) To play in a physically aggressive way in a contact sport, especially defensively.
BRING TO A BOIL, verb. (US) (idiomatic) To heat something until it reaches its boiling point.
BRING TO BEAR, verb. (transitive) To aim a weapon at a target.
BRING TO BEAR, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To apply; to employ something to achieve an intended effect.
BRING TO HEEL, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To compel someone to obey; to force someone into a submissive condition.
BRING TO HEEL, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To cause to act in a disciplined manner.
BRING TO JUSTICE, verb. (idiomatic) To cause a person alleged to have committed criminal acts to be brought to trial on the offenses.
BRING TO LIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) To expose or disclose something that was hidden or unknown.
BRING TO MIND, verb. To cause to recall; to evoke a memory or thought.
BRING TO ORDER, verb. To formally begin or restore the orderly functioning of (a meeting or assembly or legislature or similar body).
BRING TO THE HAMMER, verb. To put up for sale by auction.
BRING TO THE TABLE, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To contribute (something) to a group effort.
BRING UP, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see To bring from a lower position to a higher position..
BRING UP, verb. To mention.
BRING UP, verb. To raise (children).
BRING UP, verb. To uncover, to bring from obscurity.
BRING UP, verb. To turn on power or start, as of a machine.
BRING UP, verb. To vomit.
BRING UP, verb. To stop or interrupt a flow or steady motion.
BRING UP THE REAR, verb. (idiomatic) To be last in a moving line of people, to walk or go behind others in a line.
BRING UPON, verb. To (either knowingly or unwittingly) cause to befall.

Dictionary definition

BRING, 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".
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".
BRING, 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".
BRING, 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".
BRING, verb. Bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail".
BRING, verb. Be accompanied by; "Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?".
BRING, verb. Advance or set forth in court; "bring charges", "institute proceedings".
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".
BRING, verb. Be sold for a certain price; "The painting brought $10,000"; "The old print fetched a high price at the auction".
BRING, verb. Attract the attention of; "The noise and the screaming brought the curious".
BRING, verb. Induce or persuade; "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well".

Wise words

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Napoleon Hill