meaning of bring down

bring down meaning in General Dictionary

result in the downfall of; of rulers

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  • cause to come calmly to the bottom
  • cut down on; make a decrease in
  • impose one thing unpleasant
  • reason enough to be enthusiastic
  • go some thing or someone to a lesser place

Sentence Examples with the word bring down

It needed but a jolt to bring down the crazy anachronism, and the jolt came when, in 1558-60, floods of Muscovites poured over the land, threatening the whole province with destruction.

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