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This page has 17 definitions of bring with English translations in 7 languages. Bring is a verb, interjection and noun. Examples of how to use bring in a sentence are shown. Also define these 19 related words and terms: transport, supply, contribute, occasion, bring about, raise, baseball, fastball, closer, telephone, bring, deliver, take, lead, bringe, jungle, forest, bringen, and bryngen.
From Middle English bryngen, from Old English bringan (“to bring, lead, bring forth, carry, adduce, produce, present, offer”), from Proto-Germanic *bringaną (“to bring”) (compare West Frisian bringe, Low German bringen, Dutch brengen, German bringen), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrenk- (compare Welsh hebrwng (“to bring, lead”), Tocharian B pränk- (“to take away; restrain oneself, hold back”), Latvian brankti (“lying close”), Lithuanian branktas (“whiffletree”)).
- (transitive, ditransitive) To transport toward somebody/somewhere.
- Waiter, please bring me a single malt whiskey.
- a1420, The British Museum Additional MS, 12,056, “Wounds complicated by the Dislocation of a Bone”, in Robert von Fleischhacker, editor, Lanfranc's "Science of cirurgie.", London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co, translation of original by Lanfranc of Milan, published 1894, →ISBN, page 63:
- Ne take noon hede to brynge togidere þe parties of þe boon þat is to-broken or dislocate, til viij. daies ben goon in þe wyntir, & v. in þe somer; for þanne it schal make quytture, and be sikir from swellynge; & þanne brynge togidere þe brynkis eiþer þe disiuncture after þe techynge þat schal be seid in þe chapitle of algebra.
- 1892, Walter Besant, chapter II, in The Ivory Gate […], New York, N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, […], OCLC 16832619:
- At twilight in the summer […] the mice come out. They […] eat the luncheon crumbs. Mr. Checkly, for instance, always brought his dinner in a paper parcel in his coat-tail pocket, and ate it when so disposed, sprinkling crumbs lavishly […] on the floor.
- 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 5, in The China Governess:
- A waiter brought his aperitif, which was a small scotch and soda, and as he sipped it gratefully he sighed. ¶ ‘Civilized,’ he said to Mr. Campion. ‘Humanizing.’ […] ‘Cigars and summer days and women in big hats with swansdown face-powder, that's what it reminds me of.’
- 2012 August 21, Pilkington, Ed, “Death penalty on trial: should Reggie Clemons live or die?”, in The Guardian:
- Next month, Clemons will be brought before a court presided over by a "special master", who will review the case one last time.
- (transitive, figuratively) To supply or contribute.
- The new company director brought a fresh perspective on sales and marketing.
- 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter I, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, OCLC 639762314, page 0029:
- “ […] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.”
Contribute definitionTo give something that is or becomes part of a larger whole.
- (transitive) To occasion or bring about.
- The controversial TV broadcast brought a storm of complaints.
- (transitive) To raise (a lawsuit, charges, etc.) against somebody.
- To persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to guide.
- To produce in exchange; to sell for; to fetch.
- What does coal bring per ton?
- (baseball) To pitch, often referring to a particularly hard thrown fastball.
- The closer Jones can really bring it.
Baseball definitionA sport common in North America, the Caribbean, and Japan, in which the object is to strike a ball so that one of a nine-person team can run counter-clockwise among four bases, resulting in the scoring of a run. The team with the most runs after termination of play, usually nine innings, wins. (1 of 3 baseball definitions)
Fastball definitionAny of the variations of high speed pitches thrown in baseball (1 of 3 fastball definitions)
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- Past brang and past participle brung and broughten forms are sometimes used in some dialects, especially in informal speech.
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Dictionary:Entry layout § Translations.
- The sound of a telephone ringing.
- breng (archaic)
bring (present bring, present participle bringende, past participle gebring)
- (transitive) to bring; to deliver
- (transitive) to take; to lead (to another place)
- Bring asseblief hierdie borde kombuis toe.
- Please, take these dishes to the kitchen.
Lead definitionA heavy, pliable, inelastic metal element, having a bright, bluish color, but easily tarnished; both malleable and ductile, though with little tenacity. It is easily fusible, forms alloys with other metals, and is an ingredient of solder and type metal. Atomic number 82, symbol Pb (from Latin plumbum). (1 of 8 lead definitions)
- Bring asseblief hierdie borde kombuis toe.
- imperative of
Bringe definitionObsolete spelling of
- Alternative form of
Bryngen definitionto bring; to (physically) convey or deliver towards (1 of 8 bryngen definitions)
|infinitive II||tu bringen|
|1st-person singular||ik bring||ik broocht|
|2nd-person singular||dü brangst||dü broochst|
|3rd-person singular||hi/hat/at brangt||hi/hat/at broocht|
|1st-person dual||wat bring||wat broocht|
|2nd-person dual||jat bring||jat broocht|
|1st-person plural||wi bring||wi broocht|
|2nd-person plural||jam bring||jam broocht|
|3rd-person plural||jo bring||jo broocht|
|1st-person singular||ik haa broocht||ik hed broocht|
|2nd-person singular||dü heest broocht||dü hedst broocht|
|3rd-person singular||hi/hat/at hee broocht||hi/hat/at hed broocht|
|1st-person dual||wat haa broocht||wat hed broocht|
|2nd-person dual||jat haa broocht||jat hed broocht|
|1st-person plural||wi haa broocht||wi hed broocht|
|2nd-person plural||jam haa broocht||jam hed broocht|
|3rd-person plural||jo haa broocht||jo hed broocht|
|future (skel)||future (wel)|
|1st-person singular||ik skal bring||ik wal bring|
|2nd-person singular||dü skääl bring||dü wääl bring|
|3rd-person singular||hi/hat/at skal bring||hi/hat/at wal bring|
|1st-person dual||wat skel bring||wat wel bring|
|2nd-person dual||jat skel bring||jat wel bring|
|1st-person plural||wi skel bring||wi wel bring|
|2nd-person plural||jam skel bring||jam wel bring|
|3rd-person plural||jo skel bring||jo wel bring|
- imperative of
- To bring.