What is the meaning of bring in?


  • Bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment.
    • usage: "He brought in a new judge"; "The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor"
  • Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages.
    • usage: "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"
  • Be sold for a certain price.
    • usage: "The painting brought $10, 000"; "The old print fetched a high price at the auction"
  • Submit (a verdict) to a court.
  • Transmit.
    • usage: "The microphone brought in the sounds from the room next to mine"
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