bring to


brought to; bringing to; brings to

transitive verb

: to cause (a boat) to lie to or come to a standstill
: to restore to consciousness : revive

Examples of bring to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Venable was taken into custody without further incident and brought to a hospital as a precaution. CBS News, 7 June 2024 Today’s Daily Brief was brought to you by Morgan Haefner. Morgan Haefner, Quartz, 7 June 2024 The fountain was sculpted in 1910 by French artist Henri-Léon Greber for an estate in New York’s Long Island and brought to Kansas City in 1951. Eleanor Nash, Kansas City Star, 6 June 2024 Besides the popular attractions the Diller-von Furstenberg family foundation has helped bring to New York — Little Island, featuring free entertainment this summer, and the High Line — Ms. von Furstenberg is on the board of Vital Voices, helping women leaders around the globe. Maureen Dowd, New York Times, 6 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for bring to 

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Word History

First Known Use

1720, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of bring to was in 1720

Cite this Entry

“Bring to.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

bring to

: to bring back from unconsciousness : revive

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