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  Definition of bring home the bacon
  1. 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"
  2. 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"
Similar Words: provide, succeed, win, come through, deliver the goods

 

Hyponyms: hit, pull off, negociate, bring off, carry off, manage, pass, clear, luck out, hit the jackpot, nail down, nail, peg, make it, run, work, act, pan out, achieve, accomplish, attain, reach, arrive, get in, go far

 

Entailments: try, seek, attempt, essay, assay

 

Derivational Morphology: provision, supply, supplying, achiever, winner, success, succeeder

 

 
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