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bring in

verb

Definition of bring in

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  include, introduce

  3. 2 :  to produce as profit or return <each sale brought in $5>

  4. 3 :  to enable (a base runner) to reach home plate by hitting the ball

  5. 4 :  to report to a court <the jury brought in a verdict>

  6. 5 a :  to cause (as an oil well) to be productive b :  to win tricks with the cards of (a long suit) in bridge

  7. 6 :  earn <brings in a good salary>



Examples of bring in in a sentence

  1. <she's bringing in good money selling houses>



14th Century

First Known Use of bring in

14th century


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