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bring

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bring

  1. 1 to be the cause of (a situation, action, or state of mind) <in the end, the lawsuit brought distress to everyone, including the plaintiff> Synonyms beget, breed, effect, bring about, bring on, catalyze, cause, create, do, draw on, effectuate, engender, generate, induce, invoke, make, occasion, produce, prompt, result (in), spawn, translate (into), work, yieldRelated Words conduce (to), contribute (to); decide, determine; begin, establish, father, found, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, institute, introduce, launch, pioneer, set, set up, start; advance, cultivate, develop, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote; enact, render, turn outNear Antonyms impede, limit, restrict; clamp down (on), crack down (on), crush, dampen, put down, quash, quell, repress, smother, squash, squelch, stifle, subdue, suppress; arrest, check, control, curb, inhibit, rein (in), restrain, retard; can [slang], kill, snuff (out), still; abolish, demolish, destroy, extinguish, liquidate, quench

  2. 2 to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest request <nothing will ever bring her to admit she's wrong> Synonyms argue, persuade, bring around, convert, convince, gain, get, induce, move, prevail (on or upon), satisfy, talk (into), win (over)Related Words blandish, blarney, cajole, coax, entreat, exhort, fast-talk, urge, wheedle; allure, beguile, lead on, lure, seduce, snow, tempt; brainwash, overpersuade; incline, influence, move, prompt, sell, sway; attract, draw, entice, interest; chew over, converse, debate, discuss, dispute, hash (over), moot; reason (with)Near Antonyms deter, discourage, dissuade, unsell

  3. 3 to have a price of <the antique will probably bring at least $1000 at auction> Synonyms cost, fetch, go (for), run, sell (for)Related Words list (for); amount (to), come (to), total; command, exact; ask, demand





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