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tr.v. brought (brôt), bring·ing, brings
1. To carry, convey, lead, or cause to go along to another place: brought enough money with me.
2. To carry as an attribute or contribution: You bring many years of experience to your new post.
3. To lead or force into a specified state, situation, or location: bring the water to a boil; brought the meeting to a close.
a. To persuade; induce: The defendant's testimony brought others to confess.
b. To get the attention of; attract: Smoke and flames brought the neighbors.
a. To cause to occur as a consequence: Floods brought destruction to the valley.
b. To cause to occur as a concomitant: For many, the fall brings hay fever.
6. To cause to become apparent to the mind; recall: This music brings back memories.
7. To advance or set forth (charges) in a court.
8. To be sold for: a portrait that brought a million dollars.
Phrasal Verbs:
bring about
1. To cause (something) to happen: a speech that brought about a change in public opinion.
2. Nautical To cause (a ship or boat) to head in a different direction.
bring around (or round)
1. To cause to adopt an opinion or take a certain course of action.
2. To cause to recover consciousness.
bring down
1. To cause to fall or collapse: a shot that brought down a bird; a demolition crew that brought down a building.
2. To force to the ground, as by tackling.
3. To cause to lose power or leave office: The scandal brought down the prime minister.
4. To kill.
5. To disappoint or dispirit: The cancellation of the ballgame brought us down.
bring forth
1. To give rise to; produce: plants bringing forth fruit.
2. To give birth to (young).
bring forward
1. To present; produce: bring forward proof.
2. Accounting To carry (a sum) from one page or column to another.
bring in
1. Law To give or submit (a verdict) to a court.
2. To produce, yield, or earn (profits or income).
bring off
To accomplish: bring off a successful advertising campaign.
bring on
To cause to appear: brought on the dessert.
bring out
a. To reveal or expose: brought out the facts.
b. To introduce (a debutante) to society.
2. To produce or publish: bring out a new book.
3. To nurture and develop (a quality, for example) to best advantage: You bring out the best in me.
bring to
1. To cause to recover consciousness.
2. Nautical To cause (a ship) to turn into the wind or come to a stop.
bring up
1. To take care of and educate (a child); rear.
2. To introduce into discussion; mention.
3. To vomit.
4. To cause to come to a sudden stop.
bring down the house
To win overwhelming approval from an audience.
bring home
To make perfectly clear: a lecture that brought home several important points.
bring home the bacon
1. To earn a living, especially for a family.
2. To achieve desired results; have success.
bring to bear
1. To exert; apply: bring pressure to bear on the student's parents.
2. To put (something) to good use: "All of one's faculties are brought to bear in an effort to become fully incorporated into the landscape" (Barry Lopez).
bring to light
To reveal or disclose: brought the real facts to light.
bring to (one's) knees
To reduce to a position of subservience or submission.
bring to terms
To force (another) to agree.
bring up the rear
To be the last in a line or sequence.

[Middle English bringen, from Old English bringan; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]

bring′er n.
Usage Note: The difference between bring and take is one of perspective. Bring indicates motion toward the place from which the action is regarded—typically toward the speaker—while take indicates motion away from the place from which the action is regarded—typically away from the speaker. Thus from a customer's perspective, the customer takes checks to the bank and brings home cash, while from the banker's perspective the customer brings checks to the bank in order to take away cash. When the point of reference is not the place of speaking itself, either verb is possible, but the correct choice still depends on the desired perspective. For example, The labor leaders brought their requests to the mayor's office suggests a point of view centered around the mayor's office, while The labor leaders took their requests to the mayor's office suggests a point of view centered around the labor leaders. Be aware that the choice of bring or take determines the point of view emphasized. For example, a parent sitting at home may say of a child, She always takes a pile of books home with her from school, describing the situation from the child's viewpoint leaving school. If the viewpoint shifts to the speaker, bring becomes appropriate, as in Look, I see her coming right now, and she's bringing a whole armful of books!
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bring forward

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to present or introduce (a subject) for discussion
2. accounting to transfer (a figure representing the sum of the figures on a page or in a column) to the top of the next page or column
3. to move to an earlier time or date: the kickoff has been brought forward to 2 p.m..
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bring forward - cause to move forwardbring forward - cause to move forward; "Can you move the car seat forward?"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
nose - advance the forward part of with caution; "She nosed the car into the left lane"
2.bring forward - bring forward for consideration; "The case was called up in court"
raise - cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"
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يُقَدِّميُقَدِّم المَوْعِديُقَدِّم، يَقْتَرِح
předložitpřednéstpřesunout na dřívější dobuuspíšit
pomaknuti unaprijed
færa framleggja fram
ileri sürmeköne almaköne/önceye almak
đôn lên sớm hơn

w>bring forward

vt sep
(lit) person, chairnach vorne bringen
(fig: = present) witnessvorführen; evidence, argument, proposalvorbringen, unterbreiten
(= advance time of) meetingvorverlegen; clockvorstellen
(Comm) figure, amountübertragen; amount brought forwardÜbertrag m
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(ˈfoːwəd) adjective
1. moving on; advancing. a forward movement.
2. at or near the front. The forward part of a ship is called the `bows'.
1. (also ˈforwards) moving towards the front. A pendulum swings backward(s) and forward(s).
2. to a later time. from this time forward.
(in certain team games, eg football, hockey) a player in a forward position.
to send (letters etc) on to another address. I have asked the post office to forward my mail.
bring forward
1. (also put forward) to bring to people's attention; to cause to be discussed etc. They will consider the suggestions which you have brought/put forward.
2. to make to happen at an earlier date; to advance in time. They have brought forward the date of their wedding by one week.

to move forward (not foreword).
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bring forward

يُقَدِّم přesunout na dřívější dobu fremskynde vorverlegen φέρνω νωρίτερα adelantar aikaistaa avancer pomaknuti unaprijed anticipare 繰り上げる 앞당기다 naar voren brengen legge fram przenieść do przodu antecipar перенести на более ранний срок tidigarelägga จัดขึ้นก่อนเวลาจริง öne almak đôn lên sớm hơn 提出
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References in classic literature ?
If I made the matter public, I have no evidence but moral evidence to bring forward. I have not only no proof that he killed the two men at the door; I cannot even declare that he killed the third man inside-- for I cannot say that my own eyes saw the deed committed.
Though it is easy to assert, in general terms, the possibility of forming a rational judgment of a due provision against probable dangers, yet we may safely challenge those who make the assertion to bring forward their data, and may affirm that they would be found as vague and uncertain as any that could be produced to establish the probable duration of the world.
His heart warms to him when he can bring forward some example of cruelty or meanness, and he exults like an inquisitor at the auto da fe of an heretic when with some forgotten story he can confound the filial piety of the Rev.
If the SNP will not act urgently to bring forward legislation guaranteeing the Right to Food, then Labour will.
According to the company, this decision to bring forward the publication date of interim report is due to EQT VIII's public offer, through Karo Intressenter AB, for all shares in Karo Pharma Aktiebolag.
A government cannot, logically, bring forward a referendum Bill until it declares its intention.
We want our regulatory agency (the MT BON) to bring forward legislation that meets our professions needs and protect our patients.
Clr McBride said: "This money will help us bring forward sites that otherwise would be unmarketable.
Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, fighting for his political life, said he would bring forward to Monday a meeting of his ruling party to consider a challenge to his leadership in an effort to halt a destabilising internal revolt.
Shares in Europe declined to a two-week low on Tuesday, led down by a drop in Greek stocks following an unexpected decision to bring forward the country's presidential election.
LIBERAL Democrats are pushing the Government to bring forward the decision on dualling the A1.