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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. cause to adopt an opinion or course of action;
- Example: "His urgent letter finally brought me around to give money to the school"
[syn: bring round, bring around]

2. provide a cure for, make healthy again;
- Example: "The treatment cured the boy's acne"
- Example: "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"
[syn: bring around, cure, heal]

3. return to consciousness;
- Example: "These pictures bring back sad memories"
[syn: bring to, bring back, bring round, bring around]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bring around v 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, bring around] 2: provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to" [syn: bring around, cure, heal] 3: return to consciousness; "These pictures bring back sad memories" [syn: bring to, bring back, bring round, bring around] [ant: anaesthetise, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anesthetize, put out, put under]