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bruit

 (bro͞ot)
tr.v. bruit·ed, bruit·ing, bruits
To spread news of; repeat.
n.
1. (also bro͞o′ē) Medicine An abnormal sound heard in auscultation.
2. Archaic
a. A rumor.
b. A din; a clamor.

[From Middle English, noise, from Old French, past participle of bruire, to roar, from Vulgar Latin *brūgīre (blend of Latin rūgīre Vulgar Latin *bragere, to bray, of Celtic origin).]

bruit

(bruːt)
vb
(usually foll by: about) to report; rumour: it was bruited about that the king was dead.
n
1. (Pathology) med an abnormal sound heard within the body during auscultation, esp a heart murmur
2. archaic
a. a rumour
b. a loud outcry; clamour
[C15: via French from Medieval Latin brūgītus, probably from Vulgar Latin bragere (unattested) to yell + Latin rugīre to roar]

bruit

(brut)
v.t.
1. to voice abroad; rumor (used chiefly in the passive): The report was bruited through town.
n.
2. any generally abnormal sound heard on auscultation.
3. Archaic. rumor.
[1400–50; late Middle English (n.) < Anglo-French, Old French, n. use of past participle of bruire to roar]

bruit


Past participle: bruited
Gerund: bruiting

Imperative
bruit
bruit
Present
I bruit
you bruit
he/she/it bruits
we bruit
you bruit
they bruit
Preterite
I bruited
you bruited
he/she/it bruited
we bruited
you bruited
they bruited
Present Continuous
I am bruiting
you are bruiting
he/she/it is bruiting
we are bruiting
you are bruiting
they are bruiting
Present Perfect
I have bruited
you have bruited
he/she/it has bruited
we have bruited
you have bruited
they have bruited
Past Continuous
I was bruiting
you were bruiting
he/she/it was bruiting
we were bruiting
you were bruiting
they were bruiting
Past Perfect
I had bruited
you had bruited
he/she/it had bruited
we had bruited
you had bruited
they had bruited
Future
I will bruit
you will bruit
he/she/it will bruit
we will bruit
you will bruit
they will bruit
Future Perfect
I will have bruited
you will have bruited
he/she/it will have bruited
we will have bruited
you will have bruited
they will have bruited
Future Continuous
I will be bruiting
you will be bruiting
he/she/it will be bruiting
we will be bruiting
you will be bruiting
they will be bruiting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bruiting
you have been bruiting
he/she/it has been bruiting
we have been bruiting
you have been bruiting
they have been bruiting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bruiting
you will have been bruiting
he/she/it will have been bruiting
we will have been bruiting
you will have been bruiting
they will have been bruiting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bruiting
you had been bruiting
he/she/it had been bruiting
we had been bruiting
you had been bruiting
they had been bruiting
Conditional
I would bruit
you would bruit
he/she/it would bruit
we would bruit
you would bruit
they would bruit
Past Conditional
I would have bruited
you would have bruited
he/she/it would have bruited
we would have bruited
you would have bruited
they would have bruited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bruit - tell or spread rumors; "It was rumored that the next president would be a woman"
dish the dirt, gossip - wag one's tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies; "She won't dish the dirt"

bruit

verb
To make (information) generally known:
Idioms: spread far and wide, spread the word.
Translations

bruit

(o.f.) [bruːt] VT to bruit about (US) (liter) → rumorear
References in classic literature ?
Neither can they be secret, and therefore not effectual; but according to the French proverb, Beaucoup de bruit, peu de fruit; Much bruit little fruit.
By the Mother of Heaven, I am a better Christian man than thou and thy fellowship; for the bruit goeth shrewdly out, that the most holy Order of the Temple of Zion nurseth not a few heretics within its bosom, and that Sir Brian de Bois-Guilbert is of the number.
Les acteurs echangent non seulement les merchandises et l'argent, la parole et le regard, mais aussi le desir, la seduction et le plaisir, dans un espace sonore constitue par une multiplicite des bruits individuels (appels, bribes de conversation, grincements des roues, bruit de pas, chocs divers, etc.
The researchers then identified the following as risk factors for stroke, acute confusion and the combination of the two: hypertension, diabetes, carotid bruit (abnormal sound heard through a stethoscope when listening to blood flow in the carotid artery), previous stroke, age and time on the cardiopulmonary bypass pump (heart-lung machine).
L'affaire d'evasion fiscale dans 35 clubs de Serie A et Serie B, qui a eclate mardi dernier, fait grand bruit en Italie.
Le journal Achark al Awsat, base a Londres, a affirme, mardi, que des sources libyennes haut placees ont confirme l'arrestation du chef d'Ansar charia, a Sabrata et non a Misrata, comme le bruit en avait couru, lundi.
Contract award notice: assistance maitrise d~ouvrage pour la constitution d~un rfrentiel pour intgrer le paramtre bruit dans les projets de construction, de restructuration et dans les espaces publics, sur le secteur concorde quartier faubourg de bthune lille (france).
La victoire de Boca Juniors en Coupe d'Argentine n'a pas fini de faire du bruit.
Cette initiative qui est promue et soutenue par de nombreuses associations, societes savantes et organisations internationales, vise a remedier au manque de connaissance sur les possibilites de prevention des deficiences auditives causees par l'exposition au bruit excessif ; elle encourage un changement de mode de vie et l'adoption de simples mesures du soin de l'oreille.
Depuis, Rome bruit de rumeurs sur le prochain pape.
Was it a bona fide, intellectually and aesthetically cogent "movement" (whatever that might be)--or was it a very successful critical ploy to bruit the talents of some loosely related Italians with a conceptual or post-Minimal bent, on a world stage largely dominated by US stars?