bought vs brought

bought brought

Definitions

  • 1) obsolete A bend; flexure; curve; a hollow angle.
  • 2) obsolete A bend or hollow in a human or animal body.
  • 3) obsolete A fold, bend, or coil in a tail, snake's body etc.
  • 4) obsolete The part of a sling that contains the stone.
  • 5) obsolete A curve or bend in a river, mountain chain, or other geographical feature.
  • 6) obsolete A flexure; a bend; a twist; a turn; a coil, as in a rope; as the boughts of a serpent.
  • 7) Same as bught.
  • 8) A bend; flexure; curve; a hollow angle.
  • 9) A bend or curve in a coast-line. See bight.
  • 10) A bend, flexure, turn, loop, coil, or knot, as in a rope or chain, or in a serpent; a fold in cloth. See bout.
  • 11) Purchased; bribed.
  • 12) Simple past tense and past participle of buy.
  • 13) imp. & p. p. of buy.
  • 14) imp.&p.p.ofbuy.
  • 15) Tobend;fold;wind.
  • 16) Preterit and past participle of buy.
  • 17) To bend; fold; wind.

Definitions

  • 1) Preterit and past participle of bring.
  • 2) Simple past tense and past participle of bring.

Examples

  • 1) A house next door to one suspect was bought to drill holes for microphones.
  • 2) Fred -- dear Fred -- who has been true and faithful to the last -- reminded me that I had previously been bought with the blood of Jesus -- that I have been _twice bought_!
  • 3) I do not know how it is with you, gentlemen; but I will own, that to me, ducks and geese got in this innocent, game-like way, taste sweeter than when they are bought in the market-hall: our own supper for to-night was a _bought_ supper, but it has become the victim of a little enlargement of the practice I have mentioned. "
  • 4) Yesterday I wrote an entry about the mysterious piece of equipment Todd Lappin bought from a Navy surplus sale.
  • 5) Grammar he saw no use for, and did not bother himself with it; but, curiously enough, he was delighted with geography and toward the end of the term bought a copy of Cornell's text-book, which was then used in
  • 6) The one my brother bought is a great gun, and i think if i had to do it again i would have passed on the savage for the Tikka.
  • 7) He might have made his favourite niece Queen of England; but his Italian caution restrained him, and the beautiful Hortense has to put up with a new-made duke -- a title bought with her uncle's money -- to whom the Cardinal affianced her on his death-bed.
  • 8) Neapolitan army, had married at an advanced age a beautiful, accomplished and rich heiress, the daughter of some contractor; it was "a mariage de convenance," a title bought by wealth and beauty.
  • 9) Franklin bought rights to the ARB-certified Healy EVR.
  • 10) Oh, well ... these are the things that I bought from the shop ...

Examples

  • 1) What Marianne's infidelity has brought me is a sense of the complexity of things.
  • 2) The fur cloak she had brought with her from Karien was the only thing that had kept her from freezing to death.
  • 3) This brought Jeffrey an enormous sense of relief, then a feeling of disgust at his own cowardice.
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