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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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Steve Saint and the Waodani granted the movie rights to Bearing Fruit Communications after producers visited the tribe in the jungle to ask their permission.
President and CEO David Calkins stated, "We are pleased that the efforts of the FCL sales organization are bearing fruit, and we look forward to a long and profitable relationship with NATO.
Our partnership with ChessDAX to create a global market for smartDAX is bearing fruit in that customers world wide are rapidly adopting our product as a high-value, unique digital archival solution.
Holloway, president, chairman and CEO of MSU Corporation, commented, "Our strategy of offering the maximum functionality at the lowest possible price is now bearing fruit.
That said, it is important to remember that these revenues will be recorded in the first quarter of 1999, and the negative impact on earnings for the fourth quarter will be partly offset by Spectrum's recent cost-cutting moves, which are already bearing fruit.
These record shipment levels conclusively show that our strategy for adopting an open Windows NT-based architecture is bearing fruit," said Mike Thomas, vice president and general manager, Unisys Payment Systems.
The programs we implemented in the fourth quarter of 1997 began bearing fruit in December and I believe we are now in a position to make significant progress toward returning Solo Serve to profitability.
I pray that the seed of the Gospel, which he has planted into people's hearts, may keep bearing fruits in millions.
We have been working on some partnerships with US, European and Asian companies and will inform our shareholders as the partnerships start bearing fruits.