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English verb: bring around

1. bring around (communication) cause to adopt an opinion or course of action


SamplesHis urgent letter finally brought me around to give money to the school.


Synonymsbring round


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)persuade

2. bring around (body) provide a cure for, make healthy again


SamplesThe treatment cured the boy's acne.
The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to.


Synonymscure, heal


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)aid, help


Narrower (hyponym)recuperate


Entailcare for, treat


Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine

3. bring around (body) return to consciousness


SamplesThese pictures bring back sad memories.


Synonymsbring back, bring round, bring to


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)arouse, awaken, rouse, wake, wake up, waken


Narrower (hyponym)resuscitate, revive


Antonymsanaesthetise, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anesthetize, put under, put out









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