Definitions

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  • v. To bring in; introduce; present; usher in; adduce; induce; cause to come in.
  • v. To bring in by legal authority; produce in court; confiscate (the goods of a condemned criminal).

Etymologies

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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").

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