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Definition of the noun bringing

What does bringing mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: bringings

  1. the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
    • examples: At this stage there is still not a clear energy policy for bringing decentralised power to rural areas. | Our international sales continue to grow, bringing the name of Toyo Computer into businesses world-wide. | In Thailand, bringing up the children isn't the father's responsibility; it's entirely up to the mother. | The writer is bringing out a new book next month. | The company is bringing out a new kind of sport car. | And at times when I became discouraged with trying to reconcile working and bringing up children, it was my husband who helped to maintain my determination. | This is a nice restaurant. Thanks for bringing me here. | There may be microscopes involved, bringing us ever closer to the heart of the matter; but even microbiology is objective, adding to knowledge by putting space between an object and its observer. | I'm coming to your party and bringing you an unusual present. | I had not a little difficulty in bringing the truth home to him.
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of bringing: delivery
    • more generic words: conveyance / transfer / transferral / transport / transportation = the act of moving something from one location to another
    • more specific terms:
      • airdrop = delivery of supplies or equipment or personnel by dropping them by parachute from an aircraft
      • consignment = the delivery of goods for sale or disposal
      • handing over / passage = the act of passing something to another person
      • post = the delivery and collection of letters and packages
      • service of process / service / serving = the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone

Phrases with Bringing

  1. bringing up
  2. bringing close together

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Bringing

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Google previewNo One's World (2012)

The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn by Charles A. Kupchan

The starting point for bringing means and ends back into balance is having realistic expectations about the West's ability to restore stable and steady leadership both at home and abroad.

Google previewSong of Songs (2012)

by Robert W. Jenson

But throughout the prophetic literature peace bringing is a chief attribute of the Messiah; and “peace-bringing one” is too like the great title itself, “Prince of Peace” (Isa. 9:6), for the parallel to be ignored. Shockingly, in the allegory the relations ...

Google previewThe Generation of Meaning in Liturgical Songs (1995)

A Semiotic Analysis of Five Liturgical Songs a Syncretic Discourses by Willem Marie Speelman

Bringing is a performance. Bringing figurativizes a conveyance, ...

Google previewDictionary Visions, Research and Practice (2007)

Selected Papers from the 12th International Symposium on Lexicography, Copenhagen, 2004 by Henrik Gottlieb, Jens Erik Mogensen

CHAPTER 8 Bringing corporate dictionary design into accord with corporate image From words to messages and back again Patrick Leroyer Corporate dictionaries are usually designed as terminological dictionaries according to a positivist ...

Google previewAfro-American Encyclopaedia (1895)

Or, the Thoughts, Doings, and Sayings of the Race, Embracing Addresses, Lectures, Biographical Sketches, Sermons, Poems, Names of Universities, Colleges, Seminaries, Newspapers, Books, and a History of the Denominations, Giving the Numerical Strength of Each. In Fact, it Teaches Every Subject of Interest to the Colored People, as Dicussed by More Than One Hundred of Their Wisest and Best Men and Women

BRINGING. US. TO. GOD. BY. RECONCILIATION. AND. GLORII'IOATION. [ Preached by Rev. R. H. Alston in the Bereau Presbyterian Church. New Orleans, April 28th, 1895.] “ For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Pleading and Practice (1899)

Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases

Actions for illegally bringing a pauper into a town can be brought only on the statutes authorizing such actions.1 2. Who May Maintain Action. — In Michigan an action to recover for support furnished to a pauper illegally brought into a county ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

Bringing the Lab Back to Life, Oxford: Pergamon Press. Geddes, M. and Sturtridge, G. (1978) Listening Links, London: Heinemann. Salaberry, R. (2001) ...

Google previewSouth Carolina Biographical Dictionary (2000)

by Jan Onofrio

While bringing out the ...

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The idea of bringing young people up to Literature is doubtless calculated to raise the eyebrows almost as much as the suggestion of bringing them up to the Stage. (James Payn)
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Scrabble value of B3R1I1N1G2I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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