bring around


Definition of bring around 

transitive verb

1 : to restore to consciousness : revive

2 : persuade

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an airtight argument is the only thing that will ever bring him around

First Known Use of bring around

1862, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bring around was in 1862

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to reject or criticize sharply

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