bring out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bring out direct attention to, as if by means of contrast "This dress accentuates your nice figure!","I set off these words by brackets"
    • v bring out make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold","The actress won't reveal how old she is","bring out the truth","he broke the news to her","unwrap the evidence in the murder case"
    • v bring out prepare and issue for public distribution or sale "publish a magazine or newspaper"
    • v bring out bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.
    • v bring out take out of a container or enclosed space "Get out your best dress--we are going to a party!"
    • v bring out bring out of a specific state
    • v bring out encourage to be less reserved "The teacher tried to bring out the shy boy"
    • v bring out make visible "Summer brings out bright clothes","He brings out the best in her"
    • v bring out bring onto the market or release "produce a movie","bring out a book","produce a new play"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: A man went in to rob a bank. He demanded the clerk to give him all the money. They told him to go sit out in his car and they would bring him the bags of money. He agreed and went out to his car. In the meantime, the people in the bank called the police. When they got there the man was still sitting in his car waiting for the money and they arrested him.
    • Bring out to express: to produce before the public, as a book, a play, a subscription: to introduce a young woman formally into so-called society
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Quotations

  • Felix Frankfurter
    Felix Frankfurter
    “Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Crises bring out the best in the best of us, and the worst in the worst of us.”
  • Henry Ford
    Henry%20Ford
    “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.”
  • Marguerite Gardiner Blessington
    Marguerite Gardiner Blessington
    “Genius is the gold in the mine; talent is the miner who works and brings it out.”
  • Paul Gallico
    Paul Gallico
    “If there is any larceny in a man, golf will bring it out.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “A good indignation brings out all one's powers.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. bringan, to carry, to bring; allied perh. to Bear.

Usage

In literature:

Simpkins had found out what he wanted to know, and he decided that he must bring his plans to a head at once.
"The False Gods" by George Horace Lorimer
I don't know how the great loving Father will bring all out right at last, but He knows and will do it.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume II (of 2), 1869-1873" by David Livingstone
So, having no supper, she sate her down on the doorstep, and, bringing out her distaff, began to spin.
"English Fairy Tales" by Flora Annie Steel
What devices does the author use, in order to bring out the mystery and the loneliness of "Quite So"?
"Modern Prose And Poetry; For Secondary Schools" by Various
Half an hour hence, you will have to bring out your excuses.
"The Bow of Orange Ribbon" by Amelia E. Barr
Point out the danger of bringing in foreign "funny" material.
"Principles of Teaching" by Adam S. Bennion
I thought that by bringing the conversation to the Crimea I might squeeze out something important.
"The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood" by Arthur Griffiths
Then I will bring out Kunda and give her to him.
"The Poison Tree" by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
She always knew exactly how to manage him, how to bring out his fine points.
"A Little Mother to the Others" by L. T. Meade
But she did not stir, except to turn this way and that, to bring out more colored lights from the jewels.
"The Shoulders of Atlas" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
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In poetry:

Turn, turn thee to my soul,
Bring thy salvation near;
When will thy hand release my feet
Out of the deadly snare?
"Psalm 25 part 3" by Isaac Watts
Quick, a fresh log to burn!
Run and open the door,
Hold a lamp out before
To light up the turn,
And bring in the urn.
"Welcome Home" by Robert Fuller Murray
Lord, make me more a child, and more,
Till Time his own end bring,
And out of every winter sore
I pass into thy spring.
"Songs of the Spring Nights" by George MacDonald
Sweet Jesus, heaven's King,
Fair and best of all thing,
You bring us out of this mourning,
To come to thee at our ending!
"Chaucer's Prophecy" by Geoffrey Chaucer
From there we started out in life,
To make a mark as a race;
But someone's ever causing strife,
Bringing on us a disgrace.
"Ajax at the Centennial. 1897" by Frank Barbour Coffin
I hear a clear voice calling, calling,
Calling out of the night,
O, you who live in the Light of Life,
Bring us the Light!
"Bring Us The Light" by John Oxenham

In news:

Kim Kardashian brings out fans — and protesters — in Bahrain .
"Motherhood brings out reserves of courage we never knew we had," Huffington said.
BB gun scare brings out the big guns.
The fall or "harvest season" brings out the best in many of our local communities.
Bedlam brings out the strange allegiances in us.
Jumping into Oneida Lake on the second day of December may not be thought of as big fun by some but doing it for a cause such as the "Special Olympics" is bringing out the best in some Central New Yorkers.
They ask that you bring out a canned food item or a new toy for families in need in the Ozarks.
Black Friday is infamous among retail personnel for bringing out the absolute worst in people.
It's a party strategy that many people use, but few discuss: Start the evening with a pricey wine, then when the party shifts into high gear, bring out the less expensive bottles .
Halloween brings out the Joey Ramone in Bradford Cox.
The World Series brings out the best and worst of commercialism, but how can you not want a free taco.
Comments about Tressel bring out supporters, critics.
Unimaginable trials bring out Chiefs' best.
Goodspeed's Space Constraints Bring Out The Inventiveness In Designers.
Packers bring out best in Giants' Hakeem Nicks.
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In science:

In the first half of this paper we present a parameter space study of this model, to bring out similarities and differences between it and other well studied models of the past.
Characteristics Of A Magnetic Buoyancy Driven Solar Dynamo Model
We find 2.7 < z < 3.3 and 1.8 < x < 2.1 for the range of parameters considered and we suggest how to influence the end reptons dynamics in order to bring out such a behavior.
Reptation in the Rubinstein-Duke model: the influence of end-reptons dynamics
The theory puts spin and charge degree freedoms in the same footing, explicitly bring out the spin-charge connection and classify all the possible excitations in a systematic way.
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
The theory naturally puts spin and charge degree freedoms in the same footing, explicitly bring out the spin-charge connection and classify all the possible excitations in a systematic way.
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
This will also bring out a complaint implicit in Section 3.2.2’s question about the account of space and rotation.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
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