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1. To present something (to someone). Bring forth those documents—I want to review them personally.
2. To cause something to happen. The announcement of the rate hike brought forth many complaints from consumers.
3. To give birth to a baby. We received news that Lady Edith has brought forth a baby boy.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
bring someone or something forth
to present or produce someone or something. Bring the roast turkey forth! Bring forth the roast turkey!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. Give rise to, introduce. For example, I may be new, but I can still bring forth any proposals I consider necessary. [c. 1200]
2. Give birth; see under bring into the world.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. To present something or someone: Bring forth the best champagne for our hero!
2. To give rise to something; produce something: Our speech brought forth enthusiastic applause.
3. To give birth to someone: Eight months after conception, she brought forth a child.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.