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Definition 1: bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment - [verb of motion]

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

  • He brought in a new judge
  • The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor

Synonyms for bring in in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of bring in ) introduce or send as immigrants

"Britain immigrated many colonists to America"

(... is a kind of bring in ) carry on the feet and deposit

"track mud into the house"

(... is a kind of bring in ) introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner

"He insinuated himself into the conversation of the people at the nearby table"

Definition 2: transmit - [verb of motion]

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

  • The microphone brought in the sounds from the room next to mine

(bring in is a kind of ...) transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

"Sound carries well over water" "The airwaves carry the sound" "Many metals conduct heat"

Definition 3: be sold for a certain price - [verb of possession]

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

  • The painting brought $10,000
  • The old print fetched a high price at the auction

Synonyms for bring in in the sense of this definition

(bring in implies ...) be transferred to another owner

"This restaurant changed hands twice last year"

Definition 4: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages - [verb of possession]

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

  • How much do you make a month in your new job?
  • She earns a lot in her new job
  • this merger brought in lots of money
  • He clears $5,000 each month

Synonyms for bring in in the sense of this definition

(bring in is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" "They acquired a new pet" "Get your results the next day" "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

(... is a kind of bring in ) bring in

"interest-bearing accounts" "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"

(... is a kind of bring in ) earn before taxes, expenses, etc.

(... is a kind of bring in ) earn large sums of money

"Since she accepted the new position, she has been raking it in"

(... is a kind of bring in ) earn as a salary or wage

"How much does your wife take home after taxes and other deductions?"

(... is a kind of bring in ) take money from an illegal transaction

(... is a kind of bring in ) make a profit; gain money or materially

"The company has not profited from the merger"

(... is a kind of bring in ) make by laborious and precarious means

"He eked out a living as a painter"

(bring in has a similar meaning as ...) make as a net profit

"The company cleared $1 million"

(bring in has a similar meaning as ...) act in a certain way so as to acquire

"make friends" "make enemies"

Definition 5: submit (a verdict) to a court - [verb of possession]

(bring in is a kind of ...) hand over formally

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