past and past part. of BRING.

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Etymology: Middle English broughte (past), brought, ybrought (past participle), from Old English brōhte (past), brōht, gebrōht (past participle); akin to Old High German brāhta brought (past), brāht brought (past participle), Gothic brāhta (past) — more at bring
past of bring

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/brawt/, v.
pt. and pp. of bring.

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brought /bröt/ pat and pap of ↑bring

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brought UK US
the past tense and past participle of bring
Thesaurus: irregular past tenses and past participleshyponym

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brought «brt», verb.
past tense and past participle of bring: »

He brought his lunch yesterday. She was brought to school in a car.

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past and past participle of bring

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past tense and past participle of bring

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brought [brought] [brɔːt] ; [brɔːt]
past tense, past part. of bring, see be brought low at low adj.

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brought, ppl. a.
[pa. pple. of bring v.]
Chiefly in composition, as in well, ill brought up (see bring v. 27 b).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • brought — past and past part of bring Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • brought — [bro:t US bro:t] the past tense and past participle of ↑bring …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brought — the past tense and past participle of bring …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • brought — p.t. and pp. of BRING (Cf. bring) (q.v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • brought — [brôt] vt. [OE broht, pt., (ge)broht, pp.] pt. & pp. of BRING …   English World dictionary

  • Brought — Bring Bring, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bringing}.] [OE. bringen, AS. bringan; akin to OS. brengian, D. brengen, Fries. brenga, OHG. bringan, G. bringen, Goth. briggan.] 1. To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brought — Taken; carried. Past tense of bring. See bring suit, supra @ brought in question upon the record The constitutionality of an act is brought in question upon the record when it is clearly questioned by the allegation of any pleading, or by any… …   Black's law dictionary

  • brought-on — /brawt on , awn /, adj. Chiefly South Midland U.S. 1. made or bought outside the community, as a commercially manufactured product. 2. (of a person) not belonging to the community; outside: They hired themselves a brought on man from Michigan. *… …   Universalium

  • brought — [[t]brɔ͟ːt[/t]] Brought is the past tense and past participle of bring …   English dictionary

  • brought up — raised up, brought before, discussed (of an issue, etc.); grown up, raised, educated (of a person) …   English contemporary dictionary

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