To carry, convey, lead, or cause to go along to another place: brought enough money with me. To carry as an attribute or contribution: You bring many years of experience to your new post. To lead or force into a specified state, situation, or location: bring the water to a boil; brought the meeting to a close. To persuade; induce: The defendant's testimony brought others to confess. To get the attention of; attract: Smoke and flames brought the neighbors. To cause to occur as a consequence or concomitant: Floods brought destruction to the valley. For many, the fall brings hayfever. To cause to become apparent to the mind; recall: This music brings back memories. Law To advance or set forth (charges) in a court. To sell for: a portrait that brought a million dollars. around To cause to adopt an opinion or take a certain course of action. around To cause to recover consciousness. bring down To cause to fall or collapse. bring down To kill. bring forth To give rise to; produce: plants bringing forth fruit. bring forth To give birth to (young). bring forward To present; produce: bring forward proof. bring forward Accounting To carry (a sum) from one page or column to another. bring in Law To give or submit (a verdict) to a court. bring in 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 To reveal or expose: brought out the facts. bring out To introduce (a debutante) to society. bring out To produce or publish: bring out a new book. bring out To nurture and develop (a quality, for example) to best advantage: You bring out the best in me.