(redirected from bear fruit)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • verb
  • noun
  • phrase

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

Related Words



Related Words

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


Related Words

have rightfully


Related Words

support or hold in a certain manner

References in periodicals archive ?
Through funding obtained by Bare Hands Bear Fruit, the program has been able to donate all of the plant materials to any homeowner interested.
It is to trust that if we live our life doing good and showing mercy or compassion, it 'will always bear fruit and will someday return to benefit you.'
The diverse young lawyers in our midst are, in many ways, like my dad's fruit trees--full of promise and poised to bear fruit. But without the proper care, development and nurturing over the long haul, these young lawyers may never reach the full measure of their potential.
JOHN TOSHACK believes his overhaul of the Wales side can bear fruit in the forthcoming Euro 2012 qualifying campaign.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed hope Monday that the Afghan government's efforts at reconciliation with the Taliban would bear fruit but vowed to fight those elements of the Taliban who do not accept reconciliation.
president said on Monday that Turkish-Armenian negotiations could bear fruit.
CBI deputy director-general John Cridland, warned: "Moves to get credit flowing must bear fruit soon if job losses and further damage to the sector are to be mitigated."
But despite being told they would not bear fruit, the property development company managing director can now gaze up at 16ft (5m) of growth bearing more than 70 bananas.
GREEN fingered children have issued an appeal for help in making their dreams for a thriving allotment bear fruit.
Mark Gjonbalaj also secured the buyer, Queens Plaza Investors, LLC, who intends to utilize a buy and hold strategy that will likely yield big dividends in the near future as the many developments in Long Island City begin to bear fruit.
Lynn Peterson, mayor of Thunder Bay, argues that regional efforts in recent years have strengthened the voice of the people of Northwestern Ontario, and that such efforts have already begun to bear fruit.
Tony Leeson, of Heol Miaren, Barry, was astonished when he looked at one of his banana trees in his back garden and saw they had begun to bear fruit.
Malaysia Airlines suffers heavy losses but says turnaround plan is beginning to bear fruit. MAS this week reported a MYR321 million ($88.4 million) loss for the three months ended March 31, a quarter it called "Q1 2006" even though its last reporting period, ended Dec.
Even in drought, they will not cease to bear fruit (verse 8).
A treasure is entrusted, talents are offered, which ought to be accepted with responsibility so that they may bear fruit in abundance." So, let's keep our devotions and increase the harvest!