bring around


brought around; bringing around; brings around

transitive verb

: to restore to consciousness : revive

Examples of bring around in a Sentence

an airtight argument is the only thing that will ever bring him around
Recent Examples on the Web The stadium is said to bring around $620 million annually to the local area, while also creating 6,000 permanent jobs in Southern Nevada. Ben Morse, CNN, 10 Feb. 2024 And some sellers worry that lowering the commission will make buyers’ agents less likely to bring around their clients. Rachel Kurzius, Washington Post, 2 Nov. 2023 By contrast, researchers believe breadfruit and kukui nut – now the state tree of Hawaii – were among the many edible plants Polynesian voyagers brought around 1,000 years ago. Ed Komenda and Audrey McAvoy, The Christian Science Monitor, 19 Oct. 2023 Over the past year, women have undeniably ushered in a new hip-hop renaissance, one with the same fervor that artists like Lil’ Kim and Foxy Brown brought around the turn of the millennium — and there’s exponentially more of them. Steven J. Horowitz, Variety, 12 Oct. 2023 There were several notable DJs on the Wreckin’ Cru roster, and Williams offered to bring around two in particular to spin for Mack: DJ Yella and Dr. Dre. Kenan Draughorne, Los Angeles Times, 7 Aug. 2023 The storm brought around a quarter inch of rain, but dead stumps and trees are still drier than normal, officials said. Austindedios, oregonlive, 6 Aug. 2023 According to Barasch, the average wrongful death case brings around $500,000. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 26 July 2023 Someone brought around a tray of hot sausage biscuits from the cafeteria. Rowan Moore Gerety, WIRED, 13 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of bring around was in 1862

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“Bring around.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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