bring to
transitive verb Date: 1720 1. to cause (a boat) to lie to or come to a standstill 2. to restore to consciousness ; revive

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  • bring to — index resurrect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bring to — {v.} (stress on to ) 1. To restore to consciousness; wake from sleep, anesthesia, hypnosis, or fainting. * /Smelling salts will often bring a fainting person to./ Compare: BRING AROUND(1). 2. To bring a ship or boat to a stop. * /Reaching the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring to — {v.} (stress on to ) 1. To restore to consciousness; wake from sleep, anesthesia, hypnosis, or fainting. * /Smelling salts will often bring a fainting person to./ Compare: BRING AROUND(1). 2. To bring a ship or boat to a stop. * /Reaching the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring\ to — v (stress on to ) 1. To restore to consciousness; wake from sleep, anesthesia, hypnosis, or fainting. Smelling salts will often bring a fainting person to. Compare: bring around(1) 2. To bring a ship or boat to a stop. Reaching the pier, he… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bring to — Synonyms and related words: arrest, assimilate to, become, block, brake, bring back, bring up short, call back, change, change into, change over, check, checkmate, convert, cut short, dam, deadlock, do over, draw rein, freeze, halt, haul, haul… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bring to — PHRASAL VERB: V n P If you bring someone to when they are unconscious, you make them become conscious again. Syn: bring round …   English dictionary

  • bring to — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. resuscitate, restore, reanimate, revivify; see revive 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • bring to — revive an unconscious person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bring to — 1. Check the course of (said of a ship). 2. Resuscitate, revive …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To bring to — Bring Bring, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bringing}.] [OE. bringen, AS. bringan; akin to OS. brengian, D. brengen, Fries. brenga, OHG. bringan, G. bringen, Goth. briggan.] 1. To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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