Definition of Bring back

1. Verb. Bring back to the point of departure. "They bring back the parcel to their parents"

Exact synonyms: Return, Take Back
Generic synonyms: Bring, Convey, Take
Derivative terms: Return

2. Verb. Return to consciousness. ; "These pictures bring back sad memories"
Exact synonyms: Bring Around, Bring Round, Bring To
Generic synonyms: Arouse, Awaken, Rouse, Wake, Wake Up, Waken
Specialized synonyms: Resuscitate, Revive
Antonyms: Anesthetize

Definition of Bring back

1. Verb. To fetch something. ¹

2. Verb. To cause someone to remember something from the past. ¹

3. Verb. To reenact an old rule or law. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) to revive; to cause something dead to be alive once again. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bring Back

brine fly
brine shrimp
bring a knife to a gunfight
bring about
bring around
bring back (current term)
bring down
bring down the house
bring forth
bring forward
bring home
bring home the bacon
bring in
bring it
bring it weak
bring off
bring on
bring one's arse to an anchor
bring oneself
bring out

Literary usage of Bring back

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"3: 14: 16: 19: 2Ch 6: bring back to their heart) 20, 26. the prophet that brought him back : 23. the prophet whom he had brought back. ..."

2. Art in America by Frederick Fairchild Sherman (1918)
"As the pelican gave her heart's blood to bring back to life her young, so Christ by His passion and death restored life to humanity when it had suffered ..."

3. Democracy and Liberty by William Edward Hartpole, Lecky (1896)
"It is possible—though the suggestion can only be thrown out as one of distant and uncertain conjecture— that the progress of science may some day bring back ..."

4. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1907)
"... extent bring back the resistance existing in the old 16th-century spring-boxes, which resistance, however, can now no longer be overcome by brute force, ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... before Charles V. ere alarmed Pedro de los RÍOS, who sent two ships to the Island del Gallo with orders to bring back all the members of the expedition. ..."

6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1794)
"... in words borrowed from the author's preface, that it may bring back bigoted divines to evangelical moderation, and either reconcile, or bring nearer to ..."

7. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong, Roul Tunley (1883)
"... and abolish the arrogant and encroaching power In make them Huid for the purpose of casting, but also i of the Koman popes, and to bring back the Church ..."

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