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|Verb||1.||bring around - cause to adopt an opinion or course of action; "His urgent letter finally brought me around to give money to the school"|
persuade - cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"
|2.||bring around - provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"|
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
recuperate - restore to good health or strength
|3.||bring around - return to consciousness; "These pictures bring back sad memories"|
awaken, wake up, waken, rouse, wake, arouse - cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
2. To succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way:
3. To be the cause of:
bring about, bring on, cause, effect, effectuate, generate, induce, ingenerate, lead to, make, occasion, result in, secure, set off, stir (up), touch off, trigger.
bring around or round
1. To succeed in causing (a person) to act in a certain way:
1. To cause to fall, as from a shot or blow:
cut down, down, drop, fell, flatten, floor, ground, knock down, level, prostrate, strike down, throw.
Idiom: lay low.