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Synonyms of 'bring'

(verb) 
Definition
to carry, convey, or take (something or someone) to a designated place or person
My father brought home a book for me.
Synonyms
fetch
She fetched a towel from the bathroom.
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take
I'll take these papers home and read them.
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carry
He carried the plate through to the dining room.
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bear
a surveyor and his assistant bearing a torch
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transfer
The person can be transferred from wheelchair to seat with relative ease.
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deliver
The pizza will be delivered in 20 minutes.
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transport
There's no petrol so it's difficult to transport goods.
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convey
They borrowed our boats to convey themselves across the river.
(verb) 
Definition
to carry, convey, or take (something or someone) to a designated place or person
I brought him inside and dried him off.
Synonyms
take
She was taken to hospital.
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lead
He led him into the house.
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guide
She took the bewildered man by the arm and guided him out.
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conduct
He asked if he might conduct us to the ball.
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accompany
Ken agreed to accompany me on a trip to Africa.
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escort
I escorted him to the door.
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usher
They were quickly ushered away.
(verb) 
Definition
to cause to be in a certain state, position, etc.
The revolution brought more trouble than it was worth.
Synonyms
cause
I don't want to cause any trouble.
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produce
Cooking with spices produces a wonderful smell.
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create
Criticism will only create feelings of failure.
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effect
Prospects for effecting real political change have taken a step backward.
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occasion (formal)
The incident occasioned a full-scale parliamentary row.
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result in
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contribute to
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wreak
Violent storms wreaked havoc on the coast.
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engender
Insults engender hatred against those who indulge in them.
(verb) 
Definition
to make (oneself)
I could not even bring myself to enter the house.
Synonyms
make
You can't make me do anything.
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force
using torture to force a confession out of a suspect
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influence
The conference influenced us to launch the campaign.
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convince
He convinced her to take a gap year before going to university.
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persuade
the event which persuaded the United States to enter the war
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prompt
The recession has prompted consumers to cut back on buying cars.
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compel
the introduction of legislation to compel cyclists to wear a helmet
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induce
I would do anything to induce them to stay.
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move
The hearings moved me to come up with these suggestions.
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dispose
theologies which dispose their adherents to fanaticism
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sway
Don't ever be swayed by fashion.
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prevail on or upon
(verb) 
Definition
to sell for
This brings her the benefit of a higher rate of interest.
Synonyms
earn
The dancers can earn up to £130 for each session.
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return
The business returned a handsome profit.
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produce
The plant produces sweet fruit with deep red flesh.
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net
The state government expects to net about 1.46 billion rupees.
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yield
400,000 acres of land yielded a crop worth $1.75 billion.
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gross
So far the films have grossed nearly £290 million.
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fetch
The painting is expected to fetch two million pounds.
(verb) 
the drive to bring art to the public
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Phrasal verbs

See bring someone down

Additional synonyms

in the sense of accompany
Definition
to go with (someone)
Ken agreed to accompany me on a trip to Africa.
Synonyms
go with,
hold (someone's) hand,
chaperon
in the sense of bear
Definition
to bring
a surveyor and his assistant bearing a torch
Synonyms
tote (informal),
hump (British, slang),
in the sense of carry
Definition
to take from one place to another
He carried the plate through to the dining room.
Synonyms
tote (informal),
hump (British, slang),

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