Synonyms of bring in English:

bring


See definition of bring

verb

1‘he brought over a tray with coffee on it’

SYNONYMS
carry, fetch, bear, take
convey, transport
transfer, move, come carrying
lug, haul, shift
ANTONYMS

take, accept

2‘Philip brought his young bride to his mansion’

SYNONYMS
conduct, escort, guide, lead, usher, show, show someone the way, lead the way, pilot, accompany
shepherd, herd, drive, convoy
see, help, assist
ANTONYMS

follow

3‘that evening the wind changed, and brought rain’

SYNONYMS
cause, make happen, bring about, bring on, give rise to, create, produce, result in, wreak, effect, engender, occasion, generate, lead to, precipitate, kindle, trigger, trigger off, spark, spark off, touch off, stir up, whip up, promote, contribute to
literary enkindle, beget
rare effectuate

4‘the police contemplated bringing charges of riot’

SYNONYMS
put forward, prefer, propose, present, submit, lay, initiate, introduce, institute, moot
ANTONYMS

drop

5‘this job brings him a regular salary’

SYNONYMS
earn, make, bring in, fetch, yield, net, gross
command, attract, realize, secure, return, produce

Phrases

    bring something out

    1‘they were bringing out a new magazine called ‘Teens Today’’


    SYNONYMS
    launch, establish, begin, start, found, set up, open, get going, get under way, initiate, instigate, institute, inaugurate, market
    publish, print, issue, produce
    informal churn out, kick off

    2‘the shawl brings out the colour of your eyes’


    SYNONYMS
    accentuate, call attention to, make evident, highlight, emphasize, give prominence to, underline, accent, foreground, throw into relief
    ANTONYMS

    cover up, play down

    bring something off

    ‘they knew he could bring off brilliant business coups’


    SYNONYMS
    achieve, accomplish, bring about, succeed in, pull off, carry off, carry through, manage, carry out
    execute, realize, perform, discharge, complete, finish, consummate, conclude, attain, engineer
    rare effectuate
    ANTONYMS

    fail at, fail in

    bring oneself to

    ‘he couldn't bring himself to pull the trigger’


    SYNONYMS
    force oneself to, make oneself, bear to
    bring something forward

    ‘we intend to bring forward proposals for new Sunday trading legislation’


    SYNONYMS
    propose, suggest, advance, raise, put forward, offer, present, move, submit, prefer, lodge, adduce, come up with
    propound, proffer, posit
    British table
    ANTONYMS

    withdraw

    bring something up

    ‘later that evening he casually brought the subject up’


    SYNONYMS
    mention, allude to, touch on, raise, broach, introduce
    voice, suggest, propose, submit, advance, moot, put forward, bring forward, pose, present, propound, air, ventilate
    British table
    bring someone round

    1‘she administered artificial respiration and brought him round’


    SYNONYMS
    wake up, return to consciousness, rouse, arouse, bring to
    ANTONYMS

    knock out

    2‘we would have brought him round when he got to know the situation a bit better’


    SYNONYMS
    persuade, convince, talk round, win over, sway, influence, coax, entice
    bring something back

    1‘the smell brought back memories of when she had been younger’


    SYNONYMS
    remind one of, put one in mind of, bring to mind, call to mind, cause one to recall, make one think of, take one back to, awaken memories of, awaken one's memories of
    conjure up, suggest, evoke, summon up, call up

    2‘the conference renewed its policy to bring back capital punishment’


    SYNONYMS
    reintroduce, re-establish, reinstall, reinstate, reinstitute, relaunch, revive, resuscitate, resurrect, breathe new life into
    ANTONYMS

    abolish

    bring something on

    ‘his fatal illness was brought on by severe shock’


    SYNONYMS
    cause, be the cause of, make happen, bring about, give rise to, begin, create, produce, originate, occasion, effect, engender, spawn, lead to, result in, precipitate, provoke, trigger, trigger off, spark, spark off, touch off, stir up, whip up, induce, foster
    literary enkindle
    rare effectuate
    bring something in

    1‘he brought in a private member's bill’


    SYNONYMS
    introduce, launch, inaugurate, initiate, put in place, institute, usher in
    propose, suggest, submit, present, move, moot, file, lodge

    2‘the event brings in an estimated one million pounds each year’


    SYNONYMS
    earn, make, bring, fetch, yield, net, gross
    command, attract, realize, secure, return, produce
    bring someone down

    1‘he was brought down by a clumsy challenge’


    SYNONYMS
    foul, trip, knock over

    2‘she was in such a good mood that I couldn't bear to bring her down’


    SYNONYMS
    depress, sadden, make sad, make unhappy, upset, cast down, get down, make desolate, deject, dispirit, dishearten, discourage, weigh down, dampen the spirits of, oppress
    ANTONYMS

    cheer up

    bring something about

    1‘the war brought about a large increase in government debt’


    SYNONYMS
    cause, create, produce, give rise to
    achieve, result in, lead to, effect, provoke, call forth, occasion, bring to pass
    generate, originate, engender, precipitate, wreak, kindle
    rare effectuate

    2‘he brought the ship about’


    SYNONYMS
    turn, turn around, turn round, reverse, reverse the direction of, change the direction of
    bring someone up

    ‘she was brought up by her maternal grandparents’


    SYNONYMS
    rear, raise, care for, take care of, look after, nurture, provide for
    develop, mother, parent, foster, breed
    educate, train, instruct
    bring someone in

    ‘it was nice of him to bring me in on it’


    SYNONYMS
    involve, include, count in, take in
    ANTONYMS

    exclude

    bring something to bear

    ‘the very best science must be brought to bear on the important decisions that will need to be taken in the future’


    SYNONYMS
    apply, exert, administer, implement, use, exercise, employ, utilize, practise, put into practice, execute, prosecute, enact, carry out, put to use, bring into effect, bring into play
    bring something down

    1‘an attempt to bring down the price of compact discs’


    SYNONYMS
    decrease, reduce, lower, cut, drop, diminish, cause to fall
    informal slash, knock down
    ANTONYMS

    increase

    2‘the unrest brought down the government’


    SYNONYMS
    overthrow, depose, oust, unseat, overturn, topple, cause to fall, pull down, lay low