Definition of Bring forward

1. Verb. Cause to move forward. "Can you move the car seat forward?"

Exact synonyms: Advance
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Specialized synonyms: Nose
Derivative terms: Advancement
Antonyms: Back

2. Verb. Bring forward for consideration. "The case was called up in court"
Exact synonyms: Call Up
Generic synonyms: Raise

Definition of Bring forward

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To call up for consideration. ¹

2. Verb. To make something happen earlier than originally planned. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bring Forward

bring a knife to a gunfight
bring about
bring around
bring back
bring down
bring down the house
bring forth
bring forward (current term)
bring home
bring home the bacon
bring in
bring it
bring it weak
bring off
bring on
bring one's arse to an anchor
bring oneself
bring out
bring outside
bring owls to Athens
bring round
bring someone to book

Literary usage of Bring forward

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"We will, therefore, bring forward the proofs of the two truths together, but first call particular attention to some passages that demonstrate more ..."

2. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... Federalists at this Period—Hamiltonians preparing to bring forward Washington for the Presidency—His Death—Public Demonstrations thereon—Demonstrations ..."

3. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1884)
"I am not going to offer any advice — they are quito capable of thinking for themselves; I merely express an earnest hope that they will not bring forward ..."

4. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1886)
"These will be sufficient examples to bring forward for my present purpose, and will, I * For an exhaustive and elaborately illustrated series of papers on ..."

5. The Life of William Wilberforce by Robert Isaac Wilberforce, Samuel Wilberforce (1838)
"Parliament is to meet for the despatch of business on Thursday next ; and I mean in about a fortnight after to bring forward the Abolition. ..."

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