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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

References in periodicals archive ?
Unfazed, Weaver bore down and struck out Danny Bautista to end the inning.
The workers, apparently thinking the race was over, were repairing divots near the top of the stretch as the seven horses bore down on them.
Owner Roberta Warne watched neighbors hauling away their horses even as the blaze bore down on the only road leading out of the community.
But Shields bore down when he had to, stranding seven runners, and Scioscia noted he looked strongest in the fifth, when he threw the last of his 107 pitches.
But he bore down after the Quakes scored four times in the first and once in the second to lead 5-0.
Foote dropped down to try to cut off the incoming fire and the puck appeared to graze his helmet as it bore down on Roy.
Teemu Selanne, who leads the NHL with 33 goals, bore down on Roy and fired wide to the far side with a wrist shot from about 25 feet.
Banning, which defeated two-time defending champion Kennedy on Tuesday, scored two in the bottom of the seventh, but Fishman bore down and got the final two outs for the victory.
In the seventh, Matt McAfee and Louis Zuccari each singled, but Hutchison bore down, getting Jeff Gaeta on an easy grounder before finishing off Wright.
She came in four-wide at the stretch and bore down on Wheatly Special.