bring forth

verb
1. bring into existence (Freq. 2)
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The new manager generated a lot of problems

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The computer bug generated chaos in the office

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The computer generated this image

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The earthquake generated a tsunami

Syn: ↑generate
Derivationally related forms: ↑generative (for: ↑generate), ↑generation (for: ↑generate), ↑generator (for: ↑generate)
Hypernyms: ↑make, ↑create
Hyponyms:
come up, ↑develop, ↑induce, ↑bring on, ↑release, ↑free, ↑liberate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

2. bring out for display (Freq. 1)
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The proud father produced many pictures of his baby

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The accused brought forth a letter in court that he claims exonerates him

Syn: ↑produce
Derivationally related forms: ↑production (for: ↑produce)
Hypernyms: ↑expose, ↑exhibit, ↑display
Hyponyms: ↑turn on
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

3. bring forth or yield (Freq. 1)
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The tree would not produce fruit

Syn: ↑produce
Derivationally related forms: ↑producer (for: ↑produce)
Hypernyms: ↑make, ↑create
Hyponyms:
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

4. make children (Freq. 1)
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Abraham begot Isaac

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Men often father children but don't recognize them

Syn:
beget, ↑get, ↑engender, ↑father, ↑mother, ↑sire, ↑generate
Derivationally related forms: ↑generative (for: ↑generate), ↑generation (for: ↑generate), ↑sire (for: ↑sire), ↑mother (for: ↑mother), ↑father (for: ↑father), ↑begetter (for: ↑beget)
Hypernyms: ↑make, ↑create
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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transitive verb
: to bear (as fruit or offspring) : give birth to : produce

bring forth children in pain

a million and a half … acres were bringing forth wheat — American Guide Series: Minnesota

the Empire style was brought forth to glorify … Napoleon — American Fabrics

: to give birth

the … women are not allowed to bring forth in the village — J.G.Frazer

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bring forth
To give birth to or produce
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Main Entry:bring

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ˌbring ˈforth [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they bring forth he/she/it brings forth present participle bringing forth past tense brought forth past participle brought forth] formal phrasal verb
to produce something, or to cause a particular reaction

Her letter to the paper brought forth a flood of supportive comments.

Thesaurus: to produce a reaction or resultsynonym
Main entry: bring

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bring forth [phrasal verb]
bring (something) forth or bring forth (something) somewhat formal : to produce (something)

The rosebushes brought forth an abundance of flowers.

He was able to bring forth persuasive arguments in support of his position.

: to cause (something) to occur or exist

Her controversial comments brought forth [=provoked] strong reactions from the public.

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Main Entry:bring
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bring forth — see bring
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Main Entry:forth

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • bring forth — cause, produce; give birth to …   English contemporary dictionary

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