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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 ?
They might rightly have borne off his body, had they known; but they were in as much distress for these others as for him.
"Jesus' acceptance and graciousness in inviting outcasts to share table with Him is echoed in His parables and sayings - the Prodigal is feasted on his return, the Lost Sheep is borne off in the arms of the Shepherd and all manner of people are forgiven.
Edmund was borne off, and Lear entered, clad in long-johns, as he had been earlier on the heath, dragging the body of Cordelia, also on canvas.
Maj Titchener was the first to be borne off the plane and carried across the tarmac, followed by WO Wall, Fusilier Beeston and finally Cpl Pritchard.
Three Royal Military Police officers killed in an ambush were also borne off the Hercules aircraft in a sombre ceremony.