(third-person singular simple present brings down, present participle bringing down, simple past and past participle brought down)
- To make a legitimate rulership lose their position of power.
- The rebel forces are trying to bring down the president and his government.
- To reduce
- The latest budget reforms are intended to bring down the level of inflation.
- To make something, especially something flying, fall to the ground. Usually by firing a weapon of some kind.
- He brought down a pheasant with his first shot of the day.
- (sports) To cause an opponent to fall after a tackle.
- To make someone feel bad emotionally.
- The news of his death brought her down.
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