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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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But privately, those same executives have been bearing down on their top engineers to bring out this technology faster.
As a kneeling holder, he is exposed to a ton of defensive monsters bearing down on him from all directions.
Open-glottis pushing, rather than bearing down while holding the breath, also should be encouraged.
They can be replaced by the human harvesters in white lab coats, bearing down on all of us with benevolent, all-seeing eyes.
I see this stuff bearing down on us like a freight train," said Ron Seigneur of Seigneur & Co.
Or they assert that recurrent crises around the world have prevented Clinton from bearing down on his home-front agenda.
Canada was the better team most of the night and would have won had Reis not made a superb stop on Dwayne De Rosario, bearing down on the U.
With next year's labeling change bearing down, he says, companies are "going to lose the customers [unless they] make this minor capital investment.
The unsettling sensation that one's own act of spectatorship is under surveillance by an imagined community bearing down by boat or on horseback reinscribes Eggerer's theme of the uneasy integration of the individual into the social.
On the flip side, the stock's 10-day and 20-day moving averages are bearing down from overhead, and call open interest is fairly formidable at the out-of-the-money 50 strike.
And, after putting the West Indian attack to the sword in the Test series, having Steve Harmison bearing down on goal was probably the hardest thing he has had to cope with all summer.