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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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Manila: Storm Kalmaegi bore down on the northern provinces last afternoon drenching Metro Manila with heavy rains.
Hundreds of police armed with shields, body armour and truncheons bore down on demonstrators gathered near St Petersburg's State Hermitage Museum chanting "Russia without Putin!".
Hundreds of armed police bore down on demonstrators gathered near St Petersburg's State Hermitage Museum chanting "Russia without Putin!"
Hurricane Florence bore down on Bermuda yesterday as tourists hunkered down inside resort hotels and officials urged all islanders to take shelter at home, saying the storm could test the resilience of the wealthy British enclave.
When Dwight Yorke bore down on Everton's goal in the final minute at Birmingham, the press box was united in its conviction of the ball's ultimate destination .
Hundreds of people took refuge in shelters in schools and churches today as Hurricane Jeanne bore down on the Bahamas with 100mph winds and torrential rain.
Melosh is critical of social workers' endorsement of social conformity but affirms that they "recognized the acute inequalities that bore down upon women, and they resisted the most punitive policing of gender boundaries by refusing to consign gender transgressors to the margins of postwar society" (p.
Town played with 10 men from the ninth minute when central defender Chris Coyne was sent off for pulling back striker Mickey Evans as he bore down on goal.
The home side went behind after 37 minutes when defender Keith Wilson hauled down Craig Feroz as he bore down on the Cowden goal.