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  • v. To bring something when coming.
  • v. To resuscitate; to cause to regain consciousness
  • v. to change one's opinion or point of view

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. cause to adopt an opinion or course of action
  • v. return to consciousness


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  • They would bring round the cart, with a very quiet horse between the shafts, and we would drive out to the marsh, to Degatna or to Malakhov.

    Reminiscences of Tolstoy

  • You’d hardly ever bring round th’ old squire to believe he’d gain as much in a straightfor’ard way as by tricks and turns.

    Adam Bede

  • The revolution of ages may bring round the same calamities; but ages may revolve without producing a Tacitus to describe them.] 111 See Ducange, Familiae

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • I should not wonder if Milton were one of those “more forward spirits” whom Hartlib wanted to enlist in the great scheme of a Pansophic University of London to be organized by Comenius, and whom he tried to bring round Comenius personally during the stay of that theorist in London in 1641-2, when the experiment of some such University was really in contemplation by friends in Parliament, and Chelsea had been almost fixed on as the site.

    The Life of John Milton


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