Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bring_around

3 senses of bring around

Sense 1
bring round, 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!")

Sense 2
bring around, cure, heal -- (provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to")
       => help, aid -- (improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient")

Sense 3
bring to, bring back, bring round, bring around -- (return to consciousness; "These pictures bring back sad memories")
       => awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse -- (cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM.")

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