bring together

bring together
verb
1. cause to become joined or linked (Freq. 6)
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join these two parts so that they fit together

Syn: ↑join
Ant: ↑disjoin (for: ↑join)
Derivationally related forms: ↑junction (for: ↑join), ↑joining (for: ↑join)
Hypernyms: ↑connect, ↑link, ↑tie, ↑link up
Hyponyms:
ankylose, ↑ancylose, ↑connect, ↑miter, ↑ply, ↑close up, ↑close, ↑anastomose, ↑inosculate, ↑match, ↑mate, ↑couple, ↑pair, ↑twin, ↑mortice, ↑mortise, ↑cog, ↑fair, ↑scarf, ↑rebate, ↑rabbet, ↑seam, ↑bridge, ↑ligate, ↑assemble, ↑piece, ↑put together, ↑set up, ↑tack, ↑tack together, ↑sovietize, ↑sovietise
Cause: ↑join, ↑conjoin
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

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Something ——s something

2. bring together in a common cause or emotion (Freq. 3)
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The death of their child had drawn them together

Syn: ↑bond, ↑draw together
Derivationally related forms: ↑bond (for: ↑bond)
Hypernyms: ↑unite, ↑unify
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

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ˌbring to ˈgether [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they bring together he/she/it brings together present participle bringing together past tense brought together past participle brought together] phrasal verb
to create a situation in which people meet and do something together, especially when they would not usually do so

The event was unique in bringing together politicians, business leaders, and academics.

Thesaurus: to spend time with friendssynonym
Main entry: bring

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bring together [phrasal verb]
bring (people) together or bring together (people) : to cause (people) to join or meet : to cause (people) to come together

She and her husband were brought together by a shared love of the natural world.

The conference has brought together some of the world's leading experts on laser technology.

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Main Entry:bring

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