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Overview of verb bring_down

The verb bring down has 6 senses

  • lower, take down, let down, get down, bring down -- (move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf")

  • overthrow, subvert, overturn, bring down -- (cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class")

  • inflict, bring down, visit, impose -- (impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students")

  • land, put down, bring down -- (cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely")

  • bring down -- (cause to be enthusiastic; "Her playing brought down the house")

  • 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")