(third-person singular simple present inbrings, present participle inbringing, simple past and past participle inbrought)
- To bring in; introduce; present; usher in; adduce; induce; cause to come in.
- (Scotland, law) To bring in by legal authority; produce in court; confiscate (the goods of a condemned criminal).
From Middle English inbringen, from Old English inbringan (“to bring in, bring to, present”), equivalent to in- + bring. Cognate with Scots inbring (“to inbring, import”), Dutch inbrengen (“to bring in”), German einbringen (“to introduce, bring in”), Swedish inbringa (“to bring in, fetch”).