to present or introduce (a subject) for discussion
accounting to transfer (a figure representing the sum of the figures on a page or in a column) to the top of the next page or column
to move to an earlier time or date: the kickoff has been brought forward to 2 p.m.
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How to use bring forward in a sentence
When they do, they bring forward not only the ideas of the past, but also the personalities and the quarrels of the past.
What ideas does this columnist bring forward to change this material equation?
But a senior White House aide tells Richard Wolffe, "the time was right to bring forward his departure."
"Tell Dan to bring forward the whole troop at full gallop," shouted Lawrence.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
Shaded wool—Knit one row plain; next row bring forward, and take two together to the end.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
Knit and pearl alternately four rows, so that there may be two of each; then bring forward and take two together an entire row.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
Besides, let it once more be observed that we are not at liberty to bring forward such accusations without proofs.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
"Well, but we have plain facts to bring forward too," said Richard Gibbs, with anxious earnestness.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3) | Frances Eleanor Trollope