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Synonyms for bear


bring yourself to


give birth to



bear down on someone


bear down on something or someone

bear on something


bear with someone


Synonyms for bear

to hold up

to sustain the weight of

to hold on one's person

to move while supporting

to cause to come along with oneself

to hold and turn over in the mind

to be endowed with as a visible characteristic or form

to conduct oneself in a specified way

to give birth to

to bring forth (a product)

to exert pressure


to proceed in a specified direction

bear on: to be pertinent

bear up: to withstand stress or difficulty

Synonyms for bear

an investor with a pessimistic market outlook

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move while holding up or supporting

bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"

take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person

have on one's person


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have rightfully


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support or hold in a certain manner

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Perhaps the good and compassion we share will bear fruit in the life of the ones these are directed to, but even this seems also secondary, if not inconsequential.
I want to be as encouraging as possible around those negotiations which are moving forward and could bear fruit very quickly.
After all, one of the most chronic problems with school reform is the lack of patience with bold, innovative reforms that take at least a few years to bear fruit.
It is hoped that all Lebanese will help to preserve it and make it bear fruit.
Staff never expected the potted banana plant to bear fruit.
Of Bristol they write that 'as a pineapple can be persuaded to bear fruit in a hot-bed of manure, so the Rococo flourished unexpectedly in that unlikely city'.
The country is one of the poorest in the world, and host to 400,000 refugees from other countries in the region, but economic reforms are beginning to bear fruit.
If you think the stock market will continue to bear fruit, you may be able to reap a bountiful harvest by buying equities on margin.
A company spokesman says this work should bear fruit later this year with the introduction of an improved line of Exolit IFRs.
It can bear fruit the second year; other kinds take five or six years.
Without treatment, weevils will kill 20 to 30 percent of a grove and render the remaining trees unable to bear fruit.
The reasons for this breakthrough are twofold - an intensive marketing effort is about to bear fruit in terms of new contracts; and second, the evolution of VisualMED technology and the ability to deliver functionality in ASP mode means significant time saved during implementation.
He added that in his plantation he cut down the male pili trees because they got bigger but unproductive and kept the female trees which continuously bear fruit.
Summary: A bid to expand the opposition's delegation at next week's scheduled Geneva II peace talks won't have enough time to bear fruit, according to prominent opposition figure Haitham Mann.
As a rule, date palms need desert heat to bear fruit.