bring down

verb

Definition of bring down

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to cause to fall by or as if by shooting

  3. 2 :  to carry (a total) forward

bring down the house

or

bring the house down

  1. :  to win the enthusiastic approval of the audience

14th Century

First Known Use of bring down

14th century



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