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bring back

Definition of bring back

  1. 1 :  to come back with (something or someone) <What did you bring back (with you) from your vacation?> <Bring your roommate back with you when you come home for the holidays.> <You promised to bring me back a present.>

  2. 2 :  to cause (something or someone) to return or be returned <The death penalty was done away with in this area many years ago, but some people now want it to be brought back.> <The movie is a fantasy about a man who is brought back (to life) from the dead.> <The company is doing poorly, and its former president is being brought back to help solve its problems.>

  3. 3 :  to cause (something or someone) to return to a condition, subject, etc. <That question brings us back (again) to the fundamental problem of world peace.> <We gradually brought the conversation back to the subject of his unpaid bills.>

  4. 4 :  to cause (something) to return to someone's memory <Seeing her again brought back a lot of happy memories.> <I had almost forgotten about the time we spent together, but seeing her again brought it all back (to me).>



Word by Word Definitions

bringplay
  1. :  to convey, lead, carry, or cause to come along with one toward the place from which the action is being regarded

    :  to cause to be, act, or move in a special way: as

    :  attract

backplay
  1. :  the rear part of the human body especially from the neck to the end of the spine

    :  the body considered as the wearer of clothes

    :  capacity for labor, effort, or endurance

  1. :  to, toward, or at the rear

    :  in or into the past :  backward in time

    :  ago

  1. :  being at or in the back

    :  distant from a central or main area

    :  articulated at or toward the back of the oral passage

  1. :  to support by material or moral assistance

    :  substantiate

    :  to assume financial responsibility for


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