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bring off

verb

Definition of BRING OFF

transitive verb
1
:  to cause to escape :  rescue
2
:  to carry to a successful conclusion :  achieve, accomplish

Examples of BRING OFF

  1. <the cast and crew were able to bring off an eccentric but engaging reinterpretation of King Lear>
  2. <had it been alerted in time, a nearby ship might have been able to bring off all of the passengers from the Titanic>

First Known Use of BRING OFF

1606

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