bring down

bring down ( down)

     v 1: move something or somebody to a lower position [syn: lower,
           take down, let down, get down] [ant: raise]
     2: cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown";
        "subvert the ruling class" [syn: overthrow, subvert, overturn]
     3: impose something unpleasant: "The principal visited his rage
        on the students" [syn: inflict, visit, impose]
     4: cause to come to the ground; of aircraft [syn: land, {put
     5: cause to be enthusiastic; "Her playing brought down the
     6: cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat
        intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
        [syn: reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down,
         trim back, cut]