Dictionary » B » Brings

Brings

Bring

1. To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to be; to bear from a more distant to a nearer place; to fetch. And as she was going to fetch it, he called to her, and said, bring me, i pray thee, a morsel of bread. (1 kings xvii. 11) To France shall we convey you safe, And bring you back. (Shak)

2. To cause the accession or obtaining of; to procure; to make to come; to produce; to draw to. There is nothing will bring you more honor . . . Than to do what right in justice you may. (Bacon)

3. To convey; to move; to carry or conduct. In distillation, the water . . . Brings over with it some part of the oil of vitriol. (Sir i. Newton)

4. To persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to guide. It seems so preposterous a thing . . . That they do not easily bring themselves to it. (Locke) The nature of the things . . . Would not suffer him to think otherwise, how, or whensoever, he is brought to reflect on them. (Locke)

5. To produce in exchange; to sell for; to fetch; as, what does coal bring per ton? To bring about, to bring to pass; to effect; to accomplish. To bring back. To recall. To restore, as something borrowed, to its owner. To bring by the lee, to bend it to the yard. To bring to pass, to accomplish to effect. Trust also in Him; and He shall bring it to pass. . To bring under, to subdue; to restrain; to reduce to obedience. To bring up. To carry upward; to nurse; to rear; to educate. To cause to stop suddenly.

Origin: by dropping the reflexive pronoun] to stop suddenly; to come to a standstill. To bring up (any one) with a round turn, to cause (any one) to stop abruptly. To be brought to bed. See bed.

Synonym: to fetch, bear, carry, convey, transport, import, procure, produce, cause, adduce, induce.

Origin: oe. Bringen, as. Bringan; akin to os. Brengian, D. Brengen, Fries. Brenga, OHG. Bringan, g. Bringen, goth. Briggan.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?

... filter based on a random input will output a uniform result Of course natural selection isn't static, the environment will change with time. This brings me to the main problem: B. A dynamic filter applied to a random input will produce a varied but still relatively uniform result Reason for my ...

See entire post
by Doom
Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:18 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?
Replies: 7
Views: 3814

Re: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?

... about diet and pH. I agree that drinking while eating can adversely affect the digestive process. Additionally, drinking carbonated beverages brings other factors into digestion. When the carbon dioxide enters the stomach, the pyloric sphincter (which is closed while the first stages of digestion ...

See entire post
by MamaWrites
Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:40 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?
Replies: 16
Views: 36880

Music appreciation

I am a huge music fan. I listen to music everyday, almost all day. It brings me great pleasure. But, will this appreciation for music last? Isn't it costly (in evolution's eyes)? It is a kind of addiction, so is it healthy for us to spend so much time focused ...

See entire post
by NathanCroftonBond
Mon Nov 04, 2013 3:48 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Music appreciation
Replies: 0
Views: 532

Re: Number of water molecules produced by cellular respiration

... 1/2O2 and 2H+ to reduce the oxygen then 12 water molecules should be formed. If we subtract the 2 waters consumed during citrate formation that brings us down to 10 water molecules net. Which is still 4 more then the net equation suggests (C6H12O6 +6 O2 --> 6CO2 +6H2O). So somewhere else ...

See entire post
by thornthor
Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:48 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Number of water molecules produced by cellular respiration
Replies: 8
Views: 12090

When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... that we can offer. We made mistakes. We learn. We improve. And some of us here are working voluntarily, out of love for science, and the mirth it brings when speaking to others who have the same enthusiasm. I know that not all would be impressed by what we do and presently offer.. but we intend ...

See entire post
by honee_v
Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:05 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
Replies: 79
Views: 77969
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 2,321 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link