What is Bring down?
Bring down definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object), brought, bringA.ing.
to carry, convey, conduct, or cause (someone or something) to come with, to, or toward the speaker: Bring the suitcase to my house. He brought his brother to my office.
to cause to come to or toward oneself; attract: Her scream brought the police. He brought honor to his family by his heroism.
to cause to occur or exist: The medication brought instant relief.
to cause to come into a particular position, state, or effect: to bring the car to a stop.
to cause to appear or occur in the mind; evoke or recall: The letter brought her memories of youth.
to persuade, convince, compel, or induce: She couldn’t bring herself to sell the painting.
to sell for; fetch: These lamps will bring a good price.
Law. to commence: to bring an action for damages.
bring about, to accomplish; cause: Land reform brought about a great change in the lives of the common people.
bring around/round, to convince of a belief or opinion; persuade: I think we can bring him around to agreeing with the plan. to restore to consciousness, as after a faint. to bring as a visitor: They brought around a new employee this morning.
bring down, to injure, capture, or kill: He brought down several ducks on his last hunting trip. to lessen; reduce: I won’t buy that lamp unless they bring down the price.Slang. to cause to be in low spirits; depress: The bad news brought him down.
bring forth, to give birth to; deliver; bear: to bring forth a son. to give rise to; introduce: to bring forth a proposal for reducing costs.
bring forward, to bring to view; show. to present for consideration; adduce: to bring forward an opinion.
bring in, to yield, as profits or income: My part-time job doesn’t bring in much, but I enjoy it. to present officially; submit: The jury brought in its verdict. to cause to operate or yield: They brought in a gusher on his property. to present for consideration, approval, etc.; introduce: She brought in six new members last month.
bring off, to accomplish, carry out, or achieve (something): He brought off his speech with ease.
bring on, to cause to happen or exist; bring about: This incident will surely bring on a crisis. to introduce; cause to appear: Bring on the clowns.
bring out, to expose; reveal. to make noticeable or conspicuous in a contrast. to publish, as a book or play. to introduce officially into society: to bring out a debutante.
bring to, to bring back to consciousness; revive.Nautical. to head (a vessel) close to or into the wind so as to halt.
bring up, to care for during childhood; rear. to introduce or mention for attention, discussion, action, or consideration. to vomit. to stop or cause to stop quickly: to bring up a car at the curb.Nautical. (of a vessel) to cause to halt, as by lowering an anchor or running aground; fetch up.