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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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As the trial surrounding the death of Belle's best friend Gemma continues, Gemma's grieving father Dom can't bear to hear more evidence about the night his daughter died and he rushes out of the courtroom.
Try telling that to someone who is imprisoned in their own body and is screaming for help, or someone who just waits for death as they can't bear the excruciating pain and have no quality of life whatsoever.
It's a shame these hooligans can't bear to see something that brightens our dull town.
Usually I love to see determined, driven young women doing well but I just can't bear watching her play.
I just can't bear to throw these copies away; there is just too much valuable information in them.
She wonders where I am, and I can't bear it." So Damian, like Sebastian, leaves Jade to care for a small creature he loves.
And maybe God is blessing other adversaries of yours and mine that we can't bear to contemplate.
If you can't bear to look at them, you can now live in them; in bolt-on apartments that provide excellent views that are blind to the tower's external form.
Instead, I learned that the many joints of my spine and rib structure (I can't bear to use the word "ribcage" anymore!) could make constant fine adjustments if I didn't try so hard.
However intense our desire to find the exemplary, one particular individual can't bear the burden of embodying a global standard, be it kindness or evil.
This is best for investors like Swinton who can't bear to lose any of their out-of-pocket investment.
Is it another case of infighting where those who are supposed to do the best for the city can't bear to support someone else's idea
Ahead of a concert at the Metropolitan Opera in the Big Apple, Bryn told The New York Times how he can't bear to leave his beloved shirt at home which he bought 15 years ago.
Masses of struggling humanity may leave you awestruck but unmoved, while the image of one man clutching the beloved dog he can't bear to leave behind will reduce you to sobs.