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bring down

 
Verb bring down has 6 senses
  1. lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down - move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf"
    --1 is one way to move, displace
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. overthrow, subvert, overturn, bring down - cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"
    --2 is one way to depose, force out
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. inflict, bring down, visit, impose - impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"
    --3 is one way to communicate, intercommunicate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something on somebody
  4. land, put down, bring down - cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
    --4 is one way to arrive, get, come
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. bring down - cause to be enthusiastic; "Her playing brought down the house"
    --5 is one way to
    enthuse
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  6. reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down - cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
    --6 is one way to decrease, lessen, minify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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