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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. attain success or reach a desired goal;
- Example: "The enterprise succeeded"
- Example: "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"
- Example: "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
[syn: succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods]

2. supply means of subsistence; earn a living;
- Example: "He provides for his large family by working three jobs"
- Example: "Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon"
[syn: provide, bring home the bacon]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bring home the bacon v 1: attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won" [syn: succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods] [ant: fail, go wrong, miscarry] 2: supply means of subsistence; earn a living; "He provides for his large family by working three jobs"; "Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon" [syn: provide, bring home the bacon]