brought brought  /b ˈrɔt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) bring into a different state
  2. (v) be accompanied by
  3. (v) advance or set forth in court
  4. (v) bestow a quality on
  5. (v) be sold for a certain price
  6. (v) attract the attention of
  7. (v) induce or persuade
  8. (v) take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
  9. (v) cause to come into a particular state or condition
  10. (v) cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
  11. (v) go or come after and bring or take back

Usage(s):

  1. He brought Big Government to its knees and stared down the Soviet Union.
  2. Hubris, racial tension, myopic politicians and the woeful auto industry brought this iconic American city to its knees.
  3. The rajah who brought Sarawak into the modern world was Charles Brooke's son, who took over in 1917.

News

  1. Teacher who brought gun pleads guilty

    A Farb Middle School teacher who brought a loaded gun to work, possibly as a means of defending himself on the Tierrasanta campus, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony charge of possession of a firearm in a school zone.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KGTV San Diego

  2. Teen who brought unloaded gun to school gets jail time

    Jacob David Allen, the 18-year-old who brought an unloaded gun onto a school campus, has been sentenced to six months in jail, with five months and 10 days suspended, three years of unsupervised probation and ordered to undergo a behavioral counseling assessment."I...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Yuma Sun

  3. Austin Collie Brought in for Work Out With Patriots Tuesday Morning

    The New England Patriots brought in one of Peyton Manning‘s old pals on Tuesday. Austin Collie worked out with the Patriots before minicamp practice, according to a league source. Mike Reiss of ESPN.com had the news first. Collie worked as a slot receiver with the Indianapolis Colts, but he’s been plagued by injury issues. He […]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New England Sports Network

Quotes

  1. "The United States strongly condemns this cowardly act by murderous extremists who are trying to undermine Pakistan's democracy," Bush told reporters on the outskirts of his Texas ranch. "Those who committed this crime must be brought to...
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

  2. "Gerald Ford brought to the political arena no demons, no hidden agenda, no hit list or acts of vengeance," said Mr. Brokaw, who explained that Mr. Ford had asked him to address the funeral as a representative of the press corps. "He knew who...
    on Jan 3, 2007 By: Tom Brokaw Source: New York Times

  3. "For decades, he has brought change to Washington, but Washington hasn't changed him," Obama said, attempting to blunt an emerging Republican line of attack that notes Biden's 30-plus years in the polished corridors of the Capitol.
    on Aug 23, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

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