induce or persuade
"The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well"
attract the attention of
"The noise and the screaming brought the curious"
be sold for a certain price
"The painting brought $10,000"
"The old print fetched a high price at the auction"
- bring in
bestow a quality on
"Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"
"The music added a lot to the play"
"She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"
"This adds a light note to the program"
advance or set forth in court
"bring charges", "institute proceedings"
be accompanied by
"Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?"
bring into a different state
"this may land you in jail"
go or come after and bring or take back
"Get me those books over there, please"
"Could you bring the wine?"
"The dog fetched the hat"
cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
"I cannot work a miracle"
"play a joke"
"The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"
- make for
cause to come into a particular state or condition
"Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence"
"bring water to the boiling point"
take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
"Bring me the box from the other room"
"Take these letters to the boss"
"This brings me to the main point"