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Definition 1: cause to happen, occur or exist - [verb of creation]

Samples where bring about or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This procedure produces a curious effect
  • The new law gave rise to many complaints
  • These chemicals produce a noxious vapor
  • the new President must bring about a change in the health care system

Synonyms for bring about in the sense of this definition

(bring about is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

"make a mess in one's office" "create a furor"

(... is a kind of bring about ) produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes

(... is a kind of bring about ) produce as a result or residue

"The water left a mark on the silk dress" "Her blood left a stain on the napkin"

Definition 2: cause to move into the opposite direction - [verb of motion]

Samples where bring about or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they brought about the boat when they saw a storm approaching

(bring about is a kind of ...) cause to move along an axis or into a new direction

"turn your face to the wall" "turn the car around" "turn your dance partner around"

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