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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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Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave a message to the Greek Cypriots, who have turned ongoing Cyprus negotiations into a delaying tactic, and said, "we cannot bear any more, and Turkey will show its stance and speak clearly with North Cyprus and take its step.
I cannot bear to eat anything Buster-shaped" - RoyHattersley, whose dog Buster died recently.
I cannot bear to think of a trembling dog in a noose being dragged to its death.
He underlined that certain countries are seeking to trouble the good relations between the two countries, and mentioned that they cannot bear close relations between Tehran and Baghdad so "we should try to further expand such ties".
The pain I cannot bear so I hope you understand, if there's room up there, may I hold the other hand.
So to decent people who cannot bear the thought of voting Labour, Conservative or Lib-Dem this time, I urge them to think about voting Green.
For something as important as an institution of higher education, one mind cannot bear the entire burden.
NEARLY six in 10 people in Cardiff hate their bottoms while 56% cannot bear to study their posteriors in the mirror, according to a survey.
It is quite clear that in view of the current financial crisis, government alone cannot bear the cost.
The couple cannot bear to leave the last place four-year-old Madeleine, right, was seen.
He called me in front of his wife and he said, 'Rabbi, I cannot bear having these Torahs gathering dust in my garage.
Mightily revising his doctoral dissertation in religious studies for Marquette University at an undetermined date, Buhrman helps contemporary American scholar of literature and religion Scott overcome the bias that his literary criticism is so reliant on theological doctrines, particularly those of Paul Tillich, that it cannot bear the weight of academic attention.
While I have great sympathy for her project of creating a usable definition for erotica that does not hinge on "acceptable" pornography or pornography "lite", her book cannot bear the weight of her definitions.
The Jesuit answered, "Good Catholic women, who are forbidden to use birth control and cannot bear the eighth or ninth child"--forbidden by a patriarchal church, impregnated by a husband who demands his "rights.
I cannot bear one more night of this butter talk they go on with.