Synonyms of bring in English:

bring


See definition of bring

verb

1‘he brought over a tray with coffee on it’

SYNONYMS

carry, fetch, bear, take

convey, transport

transfer, move, come carrying

lug, haul, shift

ANTONYMS

take, accept

2‘Philip brought his young bride to his mansion’

SYNONYMS

conduct, escort, guide, lead, usher, show, show someone the way, lead the way, pilot, accompany

shepherd, herd, drive, convoy

see, help, assist

ANTONYMS

follow

3‘that evening the wind changed, and brought rain’

SYNONYMS

cause, make happen, bring about, bring on, give rise to, create, produce, result in, wreak, effect, engender, occasion, generate, lead to, precipitate, kindle, trigger, trigger off, spark, spark off, touch off, stir up, whip up, promote, contribute to

literary enkindle, beget

rare effectuate

4‘the police contemplated bringing charges of riot’

SYNONYMS

put forward, prefer, propose, present, submit, lay, initiate, introduce, institute, moot

ANTONYMS

drop

5‘this job brings him a regular salary’

SYNONYMS

earn, make, bring in, fetch, yield, net, gross

command, attract, realize, secure, return, produce


Phrases

    bring something about

      1‘the war brought about a large increase in government debt’

      SYNONYMS

      cause, create, produce, give rise to

      achieve, result in, lead to, effect, provoke, call forth, occasion, bring to pass

      generate, originate, engender, precipitate, wreak, kindle

      rare

      effectuate

      2‘he brought the ship about’

      SYNONYMS

      turn, turn around, turn round, reverse, reverse the direction of, change the direction of

    bring something back

      1‘the smell brought back memories of when she had been younger’

      SYNONYMS

      remind one of, put one in mind of, bring to mind, call to mind, cause one to recall, make one think of, take one back to, awaken memories of, awaken one's memories of

      conjure up, suggest, evoke, summon up, call up

      2‘the conference renewed its policy to bring back capital punishment’

      SYNONYMS

      reintroduce, re-establish, reinstall, reinstate, reinstitute, relaunch, revive, resuscitate, resurrect, breathe new life into

      ANTONYMS

      abolish

    bring someone down

      1‘he was brought down by a clumsy challenge’

      SYNONYMS

      foul, trip, knock over

      2‘she was in such a good mood that I couldn't bear to bring her down’

      SYNONYMS

      depress, sadden, make sad, make unhappy, upset, cast down, get down, make desolate, deject, dispirit, dishearten, discourage, weigh down, dampen the spirits of, oppress

      ANTONYMS

      cheer up

    bring something down

      1‘an attempt to bring down the price of compact discs’

      SYNONYMS

      decrease, reduce, lower, cut, drop, diminish, cause to fall

      informal

      slash, knock down

      ANTONYMS

      increase

      2‘the unrest brought down the government’

      SYNONYMS

      overthrow, depose, oust, unseat, overturn, topple, cause to fall, pull down, lay low

    bring something forward

      ‘we intend to bring forward proposals for new Sunday trading legislation’

      SYNONYMS

      propose, suggest, advance, raise, put forward, table, offer, present, move, submit, prefer, lodge, adduce, come up with

      propound, proffer, posit

      ANTONYMS

      withdraw

    bring someone in

      ‘it was nice of him to bring me in on it’

      SYNONYMS

      involve, include, count in, take in

      ANTONYMS

      exclude

    bring something in

      1‘he brought in a private member's bill’

      SYNONYMS

      introduce, launch, inaugurate, initiate, put in place, institute, usher in

      propose, suggest, submit, present, move, moot, file, lodge

      2‘the event brings in an estimated one million pounds each year’

      See bring
    bring something off

      ‘they knew he could bring off brilliant business coups’

      SYNONYMS

      achieve, accomplish, bring about, succeed in, pull off, carry off, carry through, manage, carry out

      execute, realize, perform, discharge, complete, finish, consummate, conclude, attain, engineer

      rare

      effectuate

      ANTONYMS

      fail at, fail in

    bring something on

      ‘his fatal illness was brought on by severe shock’

      SYNONYMS

      cause, be the cause of, make happen, bring about, give rise to, begin, create, produce, originate, occasion, effect, engender, spawn, lead to, result in, precipitate, provoke, trigger, trigger off, spark, spark off, touch off, stir up, whip up, induce, foster

      literary

      enkindle

      rare

      effectuate

    bring something out

      1‘they were bringing out a new magazine called ‘Teens Today’’

      SYNONYMS

      launch, establish, begin, start, found, set up, open, get going, get under way, initiate, instigate, institute, inaugurate, market

      publish, print, issue, produce

      informal

      churn out, kick off

      2‘the shawl brings out the colour of your eyes’

      SYNONYMS

      accentuate, call attention to, make evident, highlight, emphasize, give prominence to, underline, accent, foreground, throw into relief

      ANTONYMS

      cover up, play down

    bring someone round

      1‘she administered artificial respiration and brought him round’

      SYNONYMS

      wake up, return to consciousness, rouse, arouse, bring to

      ANTONYMS

      knock out

      2‘we would have brought him round when he got to know the situation a bit better’

      SYNONYMS

      persuade, convince, talk round, win over, sway, influence, coax, entice

    bring oneself to

      ‘he couldn't bring himself to pull the trigger’

      SYNONYMS

      force oneself to, make oneself, bear to

    bring something to bear

      ‘the very best science must be brought to bear on the important decisions that will need to be taken in the future’

      SYNONYMS

      apply, exert, administer, implement, use, exercise, employ, utilize, practise, put into practice, execute, prosecute, enact, carry out, put to use, bring into effect, bring into play

    bring someone up

      ‘she was brought up by her maternal grandparents’

      SYNONYMS

      rear, raise, care for, take care of, look after, nurture, provide for

      develop, mother, parent, foster, breed

      educate, train, instruct

    bring something up

      ‘later that evening he casually brought the subject up’

      SYNONYMS

      mention, allude to, touch on, raise, broach, introduce

      voice, suggest, propose, submit, advance, moot, put forward, bring forward, pose, present, table, propound, air, ventilate