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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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I grew up in a middle-lass home and just couldn't bear to go through all that myself.
We couldn't bear to see it close for lack of funding," said Tim Otani, administrator of the Washington Mutual Foundation, which made the $7,500 grant.
The last time we moved, about five years ago, we discovered that a handful of companies and PR firms apparently loved our original location so much they couldn't bear to update their mailing lists.
Dileo, who died in 2011 aged 63, also says Jackson had extensive facial plastic surgery because he couldn't bear looking like his father.
Morris said: "We've worked so hard together for two years and couldn't bear to cross the line ahead of each other so grabbed hands 50m out to go through together.
Ditching all signs of the usual hefty-tagged gladrags for more practical gym kit for their daily (separate) calorie-burning workouts, Mrs R and Mrs G still couldn't bear to be entirely designer-free zones.
For a while I couldn't bear to be around them, you know they annoyed me.
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Keira Knightley has revealed that couldn't bear the thought of the scenes hitting the web in her new movie 'A Dangerous Mind'.
A WOMAN who told her family that "she couldn't bear things any longer" took her life after suffering with psychosis, an inquest heard.
He told a national newspaper: ''I held her to me I couldn't bear for her to die in front of me.
He couldn't bear to be there so went to the Co-op and stole these fresheners to take them back to try and clear the air," he said.
CHRIS HOGG couldn't bear to watch last year's Scottish Cup final as he came to terms with the torture of Hibs' semi defeat by Dunfermline.
Jessie couldn't bear to see her ex Joel, 33, with his new love Emma Barton, 29, and refused to be in the same room with them.
And when Kylie heard about it she couldn't bear the thought of him spending Christmas alone or in a hotel room.
After his appalling behaviour on Celebrity Big Brother, I couldn't bear to watch one more minute of him parading around in his revolting underpants, picking his nose and making sexist comments.
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