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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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Bearing down on the stock from overhead, however, is its 10-week moving average, which has acted as resistance throughout the past several weeks.
Hart had its chances in both the eighth and ninth, but Babin did a nice job of bearing down.
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With the winter season bearing down on consumers, these organizations are encouraging homeowners to winter-proof their homes, while calling for improved energy codes across the Midwest.
He rose to the occasion right there, bearing down, emptying out the gas tank,'' Salmon said.
It didn't strike Jackson as a necessary tool with the Lakers until now, with the All-Star break bearing down and his team struggling to find itself.
The shares are currently testing support at the six level but are encountering resistance from their 10-week and 20-week moving averages, which are bearing down from overhead.
Stark and her riding companion Rikki Boswell, both of Agua Dulce, were finishing a ride when they looked up in shock at the image of an out-of-control plane bearing down on them.
The stock has gapped higher today, moving above its 10-day moving average, but the security's 20-day trendline is bearing down on it from above.
Stark and her riding companion, Rikki Boswell, both of Agua Dulce, were riding when they looked up in shock at the image of an out-of-control plane bearing down on them.
With major Hurricane Isabel bearing down on the East Coast, NSTAR is well prepared to address any service problems that may arise from the storm.