bring before

Definition of bring before


  1. :  to cause (someone or something) to come to (someone or something) for an official decision or judgment <He was brought (up) before the judge on a charge of obstructing justice.> <The case was finally brought before the Supreme Court.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to convey, lead, carry, or cause to come along with one toward the place from which the action is being regarded

    :  to cause to be, act, or move in a special way: such as

    :  attract

  1. :  in advance :  ahead

    :  at an earlier time

  1. :  forward of :  in front of

    :  in the presence of

    :  under the jurisdiction or consideration of

  1. :  earlier than the time that

    :  sooner or quicker than

    :  so that … do not

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