bring

Definitions

  • a Representation of the Domains Of The Lord Ti, Bringing to Him Offerings in Procession
    a Representation of the Domains Of The Lord Ti, Bringing to Him Offerings in Procession
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bring bring into a different state "this may land you in jail"
    • v bring induce or persuade "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well"
    • v bring 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"
    • v bring be accompanied by "Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?"
    • v bring 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"
    • v bring advance or set forth in court "bring charges", "institute proceedings"
    • v bring 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"
    • v bring attract the attention of "The noise and the screaming brought the curious"
    • v bring 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"
    • v bring be sold for a certain price "The painting brought $10,000","The old print fetched a high price at the auction"
    • v bring 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"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

THE FAIRY QUEEN BRINGING TOM THUMB TO HIS MOTHER THE FAIRY QUEEN BRINGING TOM THUMB TO HIS MOTHER
The old woman brings Dilah to her mother The old woman brings Dilah to her mother
Ismenor brings Lino to Riquette Ismenor brings Lino to Riquette
The swallow brings the note to Lino The swallow brings the note to Lino
HERE, WAITER, BRING ME ANOTHER BEAN HERE, WAITER, BRING ME ANOTHER BEAN
Bring your canoe up broadside to the shore Bring your canoe up broadside to the shore
Bringing a present of flowers Bringing a present of flowers
wolfhound bringing down kangaroo wolfhound bringing down kangaroo

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Watermelons are a popular gift to bring to a host in China or Japan
    • Bring To cause the accession or obtaining of; to procure; to make to come; to produce; to draw to. "There is nothing will bring you more honor . . . than to do what right in justice you may."
    • Bring To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to be; to bear from a more distant to a nearer place; to fetch. "And as she was going to fetch it, he called to her, and said, Bring me, I pray thee, a morsel of bread.""To France shall we convey you safe,
      And bring you back."
    • Bring To convey; to move; to carry or conduct. "In distillation, the water . . . brings over with it some part of the oil of vitriol."
    • Bring To persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to guide. "It seems so preposterous a thing . . . that they do not easily bring themselves to it.""The nature of the things . . . would not suffer him to think otherwise, how, or whensoever, he is brought to reflect on them."
    • Bring To produce in exchange; to sell for; to fetch; as, what does coal bring per ton?
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Storks were a symbol of fertility in Europe and were considered to bring good luck
    • bring To bear, convey, or take along in coming; take to the place where the receiver is, or where the bearer stays or abides; fetch: as, bring it hither, or to me; to bring a book home.
    • bring To cause to come or accrue; be the means of conveying possession of; impart; devolve upon: as, the transaction brought great profit; his wife brought him a large dowry.
    • bring To cause to come or pass, as to a new place, state, or condition; impel; draw on; lead: as, to bring one to a better mind.
    • bring To aid in coming or passing, as to one's home or destination; conduct; attend; accompany.
    • bring To convey or put forth as a product; bear or be the bearer of; yield: as, the land brings good harvests.
    • bring To convey to the mind or knowledge; make known on coming, or coming before one; bear or impart a declaration of.
    • bring To fetch or put forward before a tribunal; make a presentation of; institute; declare in or as if in court: as, to bring an action or an indictment against one; the jury brought the prisoner in guilty.
    • bring To cause to become; make to be.
    • bring To cause to fall; hence, of game, to kill.
    • bring To bring to light; disclose; reveal.
    • bring To adduce: as, to bring forward arguments in support of a scheme.
    • bring To impress upon the feeling; cause to be felt: as, he brought it home to them very vividly; in preaching, strive to bring the truth home to the hearers.
    • bring To supply; furnish; yield: especially used in speaking of a revenue, rent, or income produced from a certain source.
    • bring To introduce; especially, to introduce to the notice of a legislature: as, to bring in a bill.
    • bring To place in a particular condition or station.
    • bring (et) To reduce within the limits of law and government.
    • bring To procure to be acquitted; clear from condemnation; cause to escape. To dissuade; change, as from an opinion or purpose; cause to abandon.
    • bring To cause to begin: as, to bring on a battle.
    • bring To originate or cause to exist: as, to bring on a disease.
    • bring To induce; lead on.
    • bring To find by calculation or argument; deduce; infer.
    • bring To publish: as, to bring out a new edition of a book.
    • bring To convert by persuasion or other means; draw to a new party; cause to change sides or an opinion.
    • bring The Protestant clergy will find it perhaps no difficult matter to bring great numbers over to the church.
    • bring To lead up to in an indirect manner: as, he brought round the conversation to his favorite topic.
    • bring To recover, as from a swoon.
    • bring Nautical: To heave to; force (another ship) to heave to or stop. To bend (a sail) to its yard or gaff.
    • bring To bring into range, or the range of: as, to bring a gun to bear upon a target.
    • bring In printing, to give the proper light and shade to, as a print of an engraving, by means of a suitable distribution of pressure in the press, produced by overlays; also, to equalize the pressure upon, as any part of a form on a press, by underlaying it with cardboard or paper
    • bring In lithography, to make apparent; make visible, as a drawing or a greasy spot upon the stone
    • bring To rear; nurture; care for during adolescence: used with reference to the needs of both the body and the mind.
    • bring To introduce to notice or consideration: as, to bring up a subject in conversation. To cause to advance near: as, to bring up forces, or the reserves.
    • bring Nautical, to stop (a ship's headway) by letting go an anchor or by running her ashore. To pull up (a horse); cause to stop: often with short; as, he brought up his horse short (that is, caused it to stop suddenly); hence, figuratively, to stop suddenly in any career or course of action; bring before a magistrate; pull up.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The male scorpion fly gets other males to bring him food by imitating a female fly.
    • v.t Bring bring to fetch: to carry: to procure: to occasion: to draw or lead
    • pa.t Bring and pa.p. brought (brawt)
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Quotations

  • Evenus
    Evenus
    “The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.”
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    “Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “The only way you can bring in the harvest in the fall is to plant in the spring, and to water, weed, fertilize in the summer”
  • Rose F. Kennedy
    Rose F. Kennedy
    “I'm like old wine. They don't bring me out very often, but I'm well preserved.”
  • H. L. Mencken
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    “The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.”
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
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    “Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.”

Idioms

Bring a knife to a gunfight - If someone brings a knife to a gunfight, they are very badly prepared for something.
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Bring home the bacon - A person who brings home the bacon earns the money that a family live on.
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Bring on board - To make people embrace the ideas intended by the leader or agree to join a team or project is to bring them on board.
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Bring someone to book - If somebody is brought to book, they are punished or made to account for something they have done wrong.
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Bring someone to heel - If you bring someone to heel, you make them obey you.('Call someone to heel' is also used.)
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Bring the curtain down - If you bring the curtain down on something, you bring it to a end.
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Bring the house down - Something that brings the house down is acclaimed and praised vigorously.
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Bring to the table - If you bring something to the table, you make a contribution or an offer in a discussion or negotiation..
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. bringen, AS. bringan,; akin to OS. brengian, D. brengen, Fries. brenga, OHG. bringan, G. bringen, Goth. briggan,

Usage

In literature:

And because he has heard of these, therefore he brings this prayer.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
I can bring Nan Burgess on the bridge with me.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
Rebekah heard it, and told Jacob to bring kids from the flock, which she cooked and served as venison.
"Child's Story of the Bible" by Mary A. Lathbury
Rieke will bring up your bag.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
He would remove the wrongs under which the people suffered, and bring music and gladness into their lives!
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
You are leaving the boy; who is to bring him up?
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
I couldn't think of a reasonable excuse to bring my kit to Graduation in case you did show up.
"The Alembic Plot" by Ann Wilson
He has a cheek, if you ask me, bringing in tobacco under my very nose!
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner
Nina was to bring Owen Prothero; and Jane, in Prothero's interests, was to bring Brodrick; and Tanqueray, Laura insisted, was to bring his wife.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
Other parties entering and bringing the vessel into port obtain salvage.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The pupils can readily bring the necessary tools from home for the first season's work.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Bring them in, bring them in, I will make the house ready.
"The Unicorn from the Stars and Other Plays" by William B. Yeats
Humfrey, how could you bring me to see such havoc?
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
And then he related to her about the stork who brings the beautiful children from the rivers.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
I'm afraid they're bringing up our girls in a way that'll make unhappy women of them.
"Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe" by Eugène Brieux
He brings home no gold, he brings home game.
"The Wagnerian Romances" by Gertrude Hall
I'll bring the step ladder and hand them to you, while you put them over the doors and windows.
"Reels and Spindles" by Evelyn Raymond
I had the pleasant sense in this talk of bringing my doubts and ideas to her tentatively, much as I used to bring an essay in school days.
"Child and Country" by Will Levington Comfort
Could you bring your captain then?
"Hunting the Skipper" by George Manville Fenn
But I shall never rise until the day of doom brings us all to our feet again.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
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In poetry:

Welcome, maids of honour,
You do bring
In the Spring;
And wait upon her.
"To Violets" by Robert Herrick
Scarcely May-time closes,
Burning June
Brings me her musk roses
And her moon.
"Autumn" by Manmohan Ghose
Souls emptied of love,
a life-sucking sea.
Death-bringing marriages,
dull misery.
"The City" by Eberhard Arnold
The wind is her harper
And brings from far
His songs of wooing
And shouts of war.
"The Gypsy Woman" by Ethel Clifford
Thy statutes, O great king,
I keep, I love;
So on the realm to bring
Peace from above.
"Appropriate To A Sacrifice To King Wan" by Confucius
Come to me, Belovèd;
Light and healing bring;
Hide my sin and sorrow
Underneath Thy wing.
"Homo Factus Est" by Digby Mackworth Dolben

In news:

If he in turn makes his API 'open' for anyone else to use, someone making a travel app could bring together both his restaurant API as well as the mapping data.
Summertime in the French Alps had a brief respite this weekend as the Kumiyama event, held on the Les Deux Alpes glacier, took over town bringing Japanese flair and world class skiing with it.
An American teacher brings Dr King's dream to China in tonight's DocNight presentation.
Human rights activists hoped a democratic government would bring reform to Egypt's prison system, but two years after the revolution, they are still calling for an end to torture.
She paints women in the nude, bringing to mind vulnerability, femininity and truth.
Edamam Brings AI to the Kitchen in a New.
Researchers measure water infiltration, microbial activity and organic matter content – finding that organic methods bring higher macroporosity within the row and wheel-track.
Sarah Innerarity brings us Whole Foods and delicious recipes.
Could the Internet bring us closer to nature.
KFYO will bring you more information on this story as it develops.
Port brings to mind stuffy old geezers in smoking jackets who "repair to the library" after dinner to puff on cigars, discuss affairs of state (in speech rife with "I say".
People sew Dittmar new aprons and customers are always bringing aprons they find while traveling.
Cease-fire brings relief, but many relatives in Gaza are now without homes.
The foiled underwear bomb plot in Yemen serves as a stark reminder of al-Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula , or AQAP's, primary mission - bring down an American plane, reports John Miller.
Kevin Mastin is trying to bring partisanship to a position that is non-partisan.
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In science:

In contrast to regular motion, chaos brings about a hierarchy of phase space structures which extends without end to ever finer scales. A truncated Frobenius-Perron operator P (N ) must reflect the flow of probability towards the unresolved scales as a loss, however large the cut-off N may be chosen.
Frobenius-Perron Resonances for Maps with a Mixed Phase Space
The close proximity of UGC 12695 and UGC 12687 in redshift space, the lopsided morphology of UGC 12695 and its slightly skewed kinematics, immediately brings to mind the possibility of a tidal interaction (Figure 1).
Star Formation and Tidal Encounters with the Low Surface Brightness Galaxy UGC 12695 and Companions
This study brings the number of galactic SNRs with OH (1720 MHz) Zeeman detections to ten.
OH Zeeman Magnetic Field Detections Toward Five Supernova Remnants Using the VLA
Section 5 brings together facts about type I integrable hierarchies with primitive regular conjugacy class [w] and regular element Λ.
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
One can also see that the theory becomes trivial, through the fact that adding L1 to the subalgebra generated by {L−1 , L0 , G−1/3 } brings all of the generators of the superconformal theory to the algebra.
Two dimensional fractional supersymmetric conformal field theories and the two point functions
However, the revised mass and radius bring IP Peg into line with other CVs in the mass-radius-period relationships.
A TiO study of the dwarf nova IP Pegasi
However, the baroclinic instability may have time to operate within the differentially rotating burning layer, potentially bringing it into rigid rotation.
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
We expect the convective motions will rapidly bring the convection zone into rigid rotation, since the convective turnover time is very short (∼ 10-3 s).
Rotational Evolution During Type I X-Ray Bursts
These revisions bring microtubule decoherence into a regime in which quantum gravity can interact with neurophysiology.
Quantum Computation in Brain Microtubules? Decoherence and Biological Feasibility
Dedicated to Erland Samuel Bring The first great pioneer into the solution to the equation to the fifth degree.
On the Complete Solution to the Most General Fifth Degree Polynomial
Erland Samuel Bring (1786), was the first person to perform a Tschirnhausian Transformation to a quintic equation, successfully.
On the Complete Solution to the Most General Fifth Degree Polynomial
Group Theory and Modular Functions would prove to be the mathematical framework by which Bring’s Equation was first solved [Young, 1], [Guerlac, 2].
On the Complete Solution to the Most General Fifth Degree Polynomial
In 1858, using Elliptic Modular Functions, Hermite solves Bring’s Equation.
On the Complete Solution to the Most General Fifth Degree Polynomial
Kronecker, Gordan, Brioshi and Klein also gave solutions to Bring’s Equation closely after.
On the Complete Solution to the Most General Fifth Degree Polynomial
Of all the people that have solved Bring’s Equation, or another normal form, Klein’s work seems to be the one that has the closest thing to a complete solution to the General Quintic Equation.
On the Complete Solution to the Most General Fifth Degree Polynomial
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