bring about

bring about
phr verb
Bring about is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑stress
Bring about is used with these nouns as the object: ↑change, ↑collapse, ↑conclusion, ↑cure, ↑demise, ↑destruction, ↑downfall, ↑effect, ↑fall, ↑improvement, ↑increase, ↑independence, ↑integration, ↑overthrow, ↑peace, ↑reconciliation, ↑redistribution, ↑reform, ↑renewal, ↑reversal, ↑revival, ↑revolution, ↑shift, ↑situation, ↑symptom, ↑transformation, ↑transition, ↑understanding, ↑unity

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  • bring about — [v] cause success accomplish, achieve, beget, bring to pass, compass, create, do, draw on, effect, effectuate, engender, generate, give rise to, make happen, manage, occasion, produce, realize, secure, succeed; concepts 244,706 Ant. halt, kill,… …   New thesaurus

  • bring about — ► bring about 1) cause (something) to happen. 2) cause (a ship) to head in a different direction. Main Entry: ↑bring …   English terms dictionary

  • bring about — index accomplish, attain, bear (yield), cause, commit (perpetrate), compose, conduce …   Law dictionary

  • bring about — verb 1. cause to move into the opposite direction they brought about the boat when they saw a storm approaching • Hypernyms: ↑turn • Verb Frames: Somebody s something 2. cause to happen, occur or exist This procedure produces a curious effect …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring about — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms bring about : present tense I/you/we/they bring about he/she/it brings about present participle bringing about past tense brought about past participle brought about to make something happen, especially to… …   English dictionary

  • bring about — verb a) To cause to take place. The collapse of the gold standard brought about much of the economic turmoil of that era. b) To accomplish, achieve. I hope to bring about a successful conclusion. Syn …   Wiktionary

  • bring about — PHRASAL VERB To bring something about means to cause it to happen. [V P n (not pron)] The only way they can bring about political change is by putting pressure on the country. [Also V n P] Syn: cause …   English dictionary

  • bring about by force — index constrain (compel) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bring about by legislation — index constitute (establish) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bring about change — index militate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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