bring off

verb
brought off; bringing off; brings off

Definition of bring off

transitive verb

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

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Examples of bring off in a Sentence

the cast and crew were able to bring off an eccentric but engaging reinterpretation of King Lear 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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bring off was in 1606

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“Bring off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bring%20off. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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