Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bring_about

2 senses of bring about

Sense 1
bring about -- (cause to move into the opposite direction; "they brought about the boat when they saw a storm approaching")
       => turn -- (cause to move along an axis or into a new direction; "turn your face to the wall"; "turn the car around"; "turn your dance partner around")

Sense 2
produce, bring about, give rise -- (cause to happen, occur or exist; "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")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

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