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  1  definition  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Bring  \Bring\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Brought};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bringing}.]  [OE.  bringen,  AS  bringan  akin  to  OS  brengian 
  D.  brengen  Fries.  brenga,  OHG.  bringan  G.  bringen,  Goth. 
  1.  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. 
  --1  Kings 
  xvii.  11. 
  To  France  shall  we  convey  you  safe,  And  bring  you 
  back  --Shak. 
  2.  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  --Bacon. 
  3.  To  convey;  to  move  to  carry  or  conduct. 
  In  distillation,  the  water  .  .  .  brings  over  with  it 
  some  part  of  the  oil  of  vitriol.  --Sir  I. 
  4.  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  --Locke. 
  The  nature  of  the  things  .  .  .  would  not  suffer  him 
  to  think  otherwise,  how  or  whensoever,  he  is 
  brought  to  reflect  on  them  --Locke. 
  5.  To  produce  in  exchange;  to  sell  for  to  fetch;  as  what 
  does  coal  bring  per  ton? 
  {To  bring  about},  to  bring  to  pass;  to  effect;  to  accomplish. 
  {To  bring  back}. 
  a  To  recall. 
  b  To  restore,  as  something  borrowed,  to  its  owner. 
  {To  bring  by  the  lee}  (Naut.),  to  incline  so  rapidly  to 
  leeward  of  the  course,  when  a  ship  sails  large  as  to 
  bring  the  lee  side  suddenly  to  the  windward,  any  by  laying 
  the  sails  aback,  expose  her  to  danger  of  upsetting. 
  {To  bring  down}. 
  a  To  cause  to  come  down 
  b  To  humble  or  abase;  as  to  bring  down  high  looks 
  {To  bring  down  the  house},  to  cause  tremendous  applause. 
  {To  bring  forth}. 
  a  To  produce,  as  young  fruit. 
  b  To  bring  to  light;  to  make  manifest. 
  {To  bring  forward} 
  a  To  exhibit;  to  introduce;  to  produce  to  view. 
  b  To  hasten;  to  promote;  to  forward. 
  c  To  propose;  to  adduce;  as  to  bring  forward  arguments. 
  {To  bring  home}. 
  a  To  bring  to  one's  house. 
  b  To  prove  conclusively;  as  to  bring  home  a  charge  of 
  c  To  cause  one  to  feel  or  appreciate  by  personal 
  d  (Naut.)  To  lift  of  its  place  as  an  anchor. 
  {To  bring  in}. 
  a  To  fetch  from  without  to  import. 
  b  To  introduce,  as  a  bill  in  a  deliberative  assembly. 
  c  To  return  or  repot  to  or  lay  before  a  court  or  other 
  body;  to  render;  as  to  bring  in  a  verdict  or  a 
  d  To  take  to  an  appointed  place  of  deposit  or 
  collection;  as  to  bring  in  provisions  or  money  for  a 
  specified  object. 
  e  To  produce,  as  income. 
  f  To  induce  to  join 
  {To  bring  off},  to  bear  or  convey  away  to  clear  from 
  condemnation;  to  cause  to  escape. 
  {To  bring  on}. 
  a  To  cause  to  begin. 
  b  To  originate  or  cause  to  exist;  as  to  bring  on  a 
  {To  bring  one  on  one's  way},  to  accompany,  guide,  or  attend 
  {To  bring  out},  to  expose;  to  detect;  to  bring  to  light  from 
  {To  bring  over}. 
  a  To  fetch  or  bear  across 
  b  To  convert  by  persuasion  or  other  means  to  cause  to 
  change  sides  or  an  opinion. 
  {To  bring  to}. 
  a  To  resuscitate;  to  bring  back  to  consciousness  or 
  life,  as  a  fainting  person. 
  b  (Naut.)  To  check  the  course  of  as  of  a  ship,  by 
  dropping  the  anchor,  or  by  counterbracing  the  sails  so 
  as  to  keep  her  nearly  stationary  (she  is  then  said  to 
  lie  to). 
  c  To  cause  (a  vessel)  to  lie  to  as  by  firing  across  her 
  d  To  apply  a  rope  to  the  capstan. 
  {To  bring  to  light},  to  disclose;  to  discover;  to  make  clear; 
  to  reveal. 
  {To  bring  a  sail  to}  (Naut.),  to  bend  it  to  the  yard. 
  {To  bring  to  pass},  to  accomplish  to  effect.  ``Trust  also  in 
  Him  and  He  shall  bring  it  to  pass.''  --Ps.  xxxvii  5. 
  {To  bring  under},  to  subdue;  to  restrain;  to  reduce  to 
  {To  bring  up}. 
  a  To  carry  upward;  to  nurse;  to  rear;  to  educate. 
  b  To  cause  to  stop  suddenly. 
  Note:  [v.  i.  by  dropping  the  reflexive  pronoun]  To  stop 
  suddenly;  to  come  to  a  standstill.  [Colloq.] 
  {To  bring  up  (any  one)  with  a  round  turn},  to  cause  (any  one) 
  to  stop  abruptly.  [Colloq.] 
  {To  be  brought  to  bed}.  See  under  {Bed}. 
  Syn:  To  fetch;  bear;  carry;  convey;  transport;  import; 
  procure;  produce;  cause  adduce;  induce. 

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