Definition of bring beforeformal
- He was brought (up) before the judge on a charge of obstructing justice.
- The case was finally brought before the Supreme Court.
: 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
: in advance : ahead
: at an earlier time
: forward of : in front of
: in the presence of
: under the jurisdiction or consideration of
: earlier than the time that
: sooner or quicker than
: so that … do not
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