Textual thesaurus for "bring down"

(verb) cut, cut back, cut down, trim, trim back, trim down, reduce

cut down on; make a reduction in

reduce your daily fat intake; The employer wants to cut back health benefits

(verb) visit, inflict, impose

impose something unpleasant

The principal visited his rage on the students

(verb) let down, lower, get down, take down

move something or somebody to a lower position

take down the vase from the shelf

(verb) land, put down

cause to come to the ground

the pilot managed to land the airplane safely

(verb) subvert, overthrow, overturn

cause the downfall of; of rulers

The Czar was overthrown; subvert the ruling class