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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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But the names he calls the back-stabbers in Whitehall and Westminster don't bear thinking about.
One of our main banks was about to fold - and the implications of that don't bear thinking about.
But the consequences of his triumph don't bear thinking about.
I don't blame Pietersen, who basically sliced a full toss he would have put in the grandstand 99 times out of 100, but some of the other dismissals just don't bear thinking about.
Thank goodness he was discovered by you because the consequences don't bear thinking about.
We know exactly what the consequences will be if we do - and they don't bear thinking about.
He said: "The consequences of defeat don't bear thinking about for us.
The only things they're liable to whip up after a hard day in the Commons probably don't bear thinking about.
She said: "If I can make a mistake so can a child - and the consequences don't bear thinking about.
That means handing in a two year notice and the practicalities of that don't bear thinking about.
Had one of the balls managed to enter the engine the consequences don't bear thinking about.