bring out

verb(tr, adverb)
  1. to produce or publish or have published: when are you bringing out a new dictionary?

  2. to expose, reveal, or cause to be seen: she brought out the best in me

  1. to encourage (a shy person) to be less reserved (often in the phrase bring (someone) out of himself or herself)

  2. British (of a trade union, provocative action by management, misunderstanding, etc) to cause (workers) to strike

  3. (foll by in) to cause (a person) to become covered (with spots, a rash, etc)

  4. British to introduce (a girl) formally into society as a debutante

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bring out

Expose or reveal; make conspicuous. For example, His book brought out some new facts about the war, or Her photographs bring out the play of light on her subjects. [Late 1500s]

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