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English verb: bring out

1. bring out (perception) make visible


SamplesSummer brings out bright clothes.
He brings out the best in her.


Synonymsreveal, uncover, unveil


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)show


Narrower (hyponym)disclose, excavate, expose, trot out, unearth, unfold

2. bring out (contact) bring out of a specific state


Synonymslet out


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


Broader (hypernym)let go, let go of, release, relinquish

3. bring out (communication) prepare and issue for public distribution or sale


SamplesPublish a magazine or newspaper.


ExamplesThey won't bring out the story


Synonymsissue, publish, put out, release


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)air, bare, publicise, publicize


Narrower (hyponym)edit

4. bring out (change) direct attention to, as if by means of contrast


SamplesThis dress accentuates your nice figure!.
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Synonymsset off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)accent, accentuate, emphasise, emphasize, punctuate, stress


Narrower (hyponym)foreground, highlight, pick up, play up, raise, spotlight

5. bring out (perception) bring onto the market or release


SamplesProduce a movie.
Bring out a book.
Produce a new play.


Synonymsbring on, produce


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


Narrower (hyponym)offer


Causeappear

6. bring out (emotion) encourage to be less reserved


SamplesThe teacher tried to bring out the shy boy.


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


Broader (hypernym)encourage

7. bring out (contact) take out of a container or enclosed space


SamplesGet out your best dress--we are going to a party!.


Synonymsget out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)take out, unpack


Narrower (hyponym)winkle, winkle out

8. bring out (communication) bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.


Synonymsintroduce


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


Broader (hypernym)acquaint, introduce, present

9. bring out (communication) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret


SamplesThe auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold.
The actress won't reveal how old she is.
Bring out the truth.
He broke the news to her.
Unwrap the evidence in the murder case.


Synonymsbreak, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)tell


Narrower (hyponym)babble, babble out, betray, bewray, blab, blab out, blackwash, blow, come out, come out of the closet, confide, leak, let the cat out of the bag, muckrake, out, out, peach, reveal, sing, spill the beans, spring, talk, tattle


Causebreak, get around, get out


Verb groupbreak, get around, get out









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