Word forms: (present) brings over, (past) brought over, (perfect) brought over, (progressive) bringing over
verb (Accounting: Basic) If you bring over or bring down a balance, you transfer it from the previous accounting period to the current one.
SIMILAR WORDS: bring down ⇒ Most of the current assets are not adjusted for the new accounting period, and are simply brought over at their recorded amounts. ⇒ The balance brought down from last year was $35,160. ⇒ If you bring over a balance, you transfer it from the previous accounting period to the current one.
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