English verb: bring about
|1.||bring about (motion) cause to move into the opposite direction|
|Samples||They brought about the boat when they saw a storm approaching.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|2.||bring about (creation) cause to happen, occur or exist|
|Samples||This procedure produces a curious effect.|
The new law gave rise to many complaints.
These chemicals produce a noxious vapor.
The new President must bring about a change in the health care system.
|Synonyms||give rise, produce|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||create, make|
|Narrower (hyponym)||induce, induct, lead, leave, result|