Definition of bring something to in English:

bring something to

phrasal verb

  • Cause a boat to stop, especially by turning into the wind.

    • ‘We fired at her to bring her to.’
    • ‘The helmsman complied, bringing the ship to.’
    • ‘Still following the landing waypoints Rick brought the cruiser to.’
    • ‘When she was about eighty yards from the shoreline she swung the boat head to the wind bringing it to.’