Word of the Day
recondite recondite
/ˈrɛ kən ˌdaɪt /

B

  • bring home the bacon bring home the bacon  attain success or reach a desired goal

    bring home the bacon meaning(s) 

    1. (v) attain success or reach a desired goal
    2. (v) supply means of subsistence; earn a living

    bring home the bacon usage(s)

    1. But Washington calls for deference to one's esteemed colleagues, even from its prima donnas, if you're to bring home the bacon.
    2. And if you're going to bring home the bacon, or the Miocene equivalent, it helps to have your hands free to carry it.
  • bring in bring in  bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment
  • bring off bring off  be successful; achieve a goal
  • bring on bring on  cause to arise
  • bring oneself bring oneself  cause to undertake a certain action, usually used in the negative
  • bring out bring out  make visible
  • bring outside bring outside  bring outside the body for surgery, of organs
  • bring round bring round  cause to adopt an opinion or course of action
  • bring through bring through  bring into safety
  • bring to bring to  return to consciousness
  • bring to bear bring to bear  bring into operation or effect
  • bring together bring together  cause to become joined or linked
  • bring up bring up  summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
  • bringing bringing  /b ˈrɪ ŋɪŋ/ ?  the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
  • bringing close together bringing close together  the act of bringing near or bringing together especially…
  • bringing up bringing up  helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
  • brinier brinier  any very large body of (salt) water
  • briniest briniest  any very large body of (salt) water
  • brininess brininess  the relative proportion of salt in a solution
  • brinjal brinjal  hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large…
  • brink brink  /b ˈrɪŋk/ ?  a region marking a boundary
  • brinkmanship brinkmanship  /b ˈrɪŋk mən ˌʃɪp/ ?  the policy of pushing a dangerous situation to the brink…
  • brinton brinton  /b ˈrɪn tən/ ?  United States anthropologist who was the first to attempt a systematic…
  • briny briny  /ˈbraɪ nɪ/ ?  any very large body of (salt) water
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