bring around or round

bring around or round
bring around (or round) (Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way: argue into, bring, convince, get, induce, persuade, prevail on (or upon), sell (on), talk into. See PERSUASION. 2. To cause to come back to life or consciousness: restore, resuscitate, revive, revivify. See LIVE.

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  • bring around — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To convince] Syn. persuade, induce, argue into, win over; see convince . 2. [To revive] Syn. restore, refresh, resuscitate, bring to; see revive 1 . II bring around (or round) (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To succeed in… …   English dictionary for students

  • bring\ around — • bring around • bring round v 1. informal To restore to health or consciousness cure. He was quite ill, but good nursing brought him around. Compare: bring to(1) 2. To cause a change in thinking; persuade; convince; make willing. After a good… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bring around — verb 1. cause to adopt an opinion or course of action His urgent letter finally brought me around to give money to the school • Syn: ↑bring round • Hypernyms: ↑persuade • Verb Frames: Somebody s somebody …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring around — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms bring around : present tense I/you/we/they bring around he/she/it brings around present participle bringing around past tense brought around past participle brought around 1) same as bring round 1) 2) same as… …   English dictionary

  • bring around — (in BRIT, also use bring round) 1) PHRASAL VERB If you bring someone around when they are unconscious, you make them become conscious again. [V n P] I d passed out and he d brought me round. 2) PHRASAL VERB If you bring someone around, you cause… …   English dictionary

  • bring around — or[bring round] {v.} 1. {informal} To restore to health or consciousness cure. * /He was quite ill, but good nursing brought him around./ Compare: BRING TO(1). 2. To cause a change in thinking; persuade; convince; make willing. * /After a good… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring around — or[bring round] {v.} 1. {informal} To restore to health or consciousness cure. * /He was quite ill, but good nursing brought him around./ Compare: BRING TO(1). 2. To cause a change in thinking; persuade; convince; make willing. * /After a good… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring — bringer, n. /bring/, v.t., brought, bringing. 1. to carry, convey, conduct, or cause (someone or something) to come with, to, or toward the speaker: Bring the suitcase to my house. He brought his brother to my office. 2. to cause to come to or… …   Universalium

  • bring — [[t]brɪŋ[/t]] v. t. brought, bring•ing 1) to carry, convey, conduct, or cause (someone or something) to come with, to, or toward the speaker 2) to cause to come to or toward oneself; attract 3) to cause to occur or exist: The medicine brought… …   From formal English to slang

  • bring — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. fetch, carry, convey, conduct; command (a price); cause, occasion. See transportation. Ant., leave. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To transport] Syn. convey, take along, carry, bear, fetch, deliver,… …   English dictionary for students

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