Meaning of BEAR in English


n. 25B6; verb

she was bearing a box of cookies : CARRY, bring, transport, move, convey, take, fetch, deliver; informal tote.

the bag bore my name : DISPLAY, exhibit, be marked with, show, carry, have.

will it bear his weight? : SUPPORT, carry, hold up, prop up.

they can't bear the cost alone : SUSTAIN, carry, support, shoulder, absorb, take on.

she bore no grudge : HARBOUR, foster, entertain, cherish, nurse, nurture, brood over.

such a solution does not bear close scrutiny : WITHSTAND, stand up to, stand, put up with, take, cope with, handle, sustain, accept.

I can't bear having him around : ENDURE, tolerate, put up with, stand, abide, submit to, experience, undergo, go through, countenance, brave, weather, stomach, support; Scottish thole; informal hack, swallow; Brit. informal stick, wear, be doing with; formal brook; archaic suffer.

she bore a son : GIVE BIRTH TO, bring forth, deliver, be delivered of, have, produce, spawn; N. Amer. birth; informal drop; poetic/literary beget.

a shrub that bears yellow berries : PRODUCE, yield, give forth, give, grow, provide, supply.

bear left at the junction : VEER, curve, swerve, fork, diverge, deviate, turn, bend.

25A0; bear oneself CONDUCT ONESELF, carry oneself, acquit oneself, act, behave, perform; formal comport oneself.

25A0; bear down on ADVANCE ON, close in on, move in on, converge on.

25A0; bear fruit YIELD RESULTS, get results, succeed, meet with success, be successful, be effective, be profitable, work, go as planned; informal pay off, come off, pan out, do the trick, do the business.

25A0; bear something in mind TAKE INTO ACCOUNT, take into consideration, remember, consider, be mindful, mind, mark, heed.

25A0; bear on BE RELEVANT TO, appertain to, pertain to, relate to, have a bearing on, have relevance to, apply to, be pertinent to.

25A0; bear something out CONFIRM, corroborate, substantiate, endorse, vindicate, give credence to, support, ratify, warrant, uphold, justify, prove, authenticate, verify.

25A0; bear up REMAIN CHEERFUL, grin and bear it; cope, manage, get by, muddle through; informal hack it.

25A0; bear with BE PATIENT WITH, show forbearance towards, make allowances for, tolerate, put up with, endure.

25A0; bear witness/testimony to TESTIFY TO, be evidence of, be proof of, attest to, evidence, prove, vouch for; demonstrate, show, establish, indicate, reveal, bespeak.

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