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According to WordNet, the verb "bring" has 11 sense(s).

201618547 advance or set forth in court; "bring charges", "institute proceedings".

201629589 cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area".

202077656 take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point".

202324478 bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program".

201434140 be accompanied by; "Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?".

201433294 go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat".

200767334 induce or persuade; "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well".

201438902 cause to come into a particular state or condition; "Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence"; "bring water to the boiling point".

201808218 attract the attention of; "The noise and the screaming brought the curious".

200135857 bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail".

202247390 be sold for a certain price; "The painting brought $10,000"; "The old print fetched a high price at the auction".


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