bring out


brought out; bringing out; brings out

transitive verb

: to make apparent
: to effectively develop (something, such as a quality)
: to present to the public
: to introduce formally to society
: utter

Examples of bring out in a Sentence

he ever so casually brings out the names of celebrities with whom he's supposedly buddy-buddy a blue scarf would bring out the color of your eyes
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Word History

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of bring out was in 1579

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Cite this Entry

“Bring out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

bring out

: to develop fully
a difficult task seems to bring out your best
: to produce and offer for sale
bring out a new book

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