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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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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.
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He's telling the book's resilient heroine, Scarlett O'Hara, that he simply can't bear to live in the Reconstruction-era South and that he's taking off, "perhaps to England-or to Paris.
This has a significant impact on families who often, for very good reason, can't bear up under their caregiving responsibilities.
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And she finds she can't bear it-- not his beautiful neck, stretched and corded, not his hair fallen to one side like beach grass, not the curved wing of his ear, washed thin with daylight, deep pink of the inner body-- what she can't bear is that she can't see his face, not that she thinks this exactly--she is rocking and breathing--it's more her body's thought, opening, as it is, into its own sheer truth.