Online Google Dictionary

bring about wordnet sense
  1. cause to move into the opposite direction; "they brought about the boat when they saw a storm approaching"
  2. produce: 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"
  3. To cause to take place; To accomplish, achieve
  4. To come around, to reverse direction.