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 bear bear

noun

  • ( ) massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws  ( bear )
    massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price  ( bear )
    an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price
  • verb

  • ( ) have  ( bear )
    have
     bear a resemblance
    bear a resemblance
     bear a signature
    bear a signature
  • ( ) cause to be born  ( bear, birth, deliver, give birth, have )
    cause to be born
     My wife had twins yesterday!
    My wife had twins yesterday!
  • ( ) put up with something or somebody unpleasant  ( abide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stand, stick out, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate )
    put up with something or somebody unpleasant
     I cannot bear his constant criticism
    I cannot bear his constant criticism
     The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
     he learned to tolerate the heat
    he learned to tolerate the heat
     She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
    She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • ( ) move while holding up or supporting  ( bear )
    move while holding up or supporting
     Bear gifts
    Bear gifts
     bear a heavy load
    bear a heavy load
     bear news
    bear news
     bearing orders
    bearing orders
  • ( ) bring forth  ( bear, turn out )
    bring forth
     The apple tree bore delicious apples this year
    The apple tree bore delicious apples this year
     The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers
    The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers
  • ( ) take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person  ( accept, assume, bear, take over )
    take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
     I'll accept the charges
    I'll accept the charges
     She agreed to bear the responsibility
    She agreed to bear the responsibility
  • ( ) bring in  ( bear, pay, yield )
    bring in
     interest-bearing accounts
    interest-bearing accounts
     How much does this savings certificate pay annually?
    How much does this savings certificate pay annually?
  • ( ) contain or hold; have within  ( bear, carry, contain, hold )
    contain or hold; have within
     The jar carries wine
    The jar carries wine
     The canteen holds fresh water
    The canteen holds fresh water
     This can contains water
    This can contains water
  • ( ) have on one's person  ( bear, wear )
    have on one's person
     He wore a red ribbon
    He wore a red ribbon
     bear a scar
    bear a scar
  • be pregnant with  ( bear, carry, expect, gestate, have a bun in the oven )
    be pregnant with
     She is bearing his child
    She is bearing his child
     The are expecting another child in January
    The are expecting another child in January
     I am carrying his child
    I am carrying his child
  • support or hold in a certain manner  ( bear, carry, hold )
    support or hold in a certain manner
     She holds her head high
    She holds her head high
     He carried himself upright
    He carried himself upright
  • have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices  ( bear, hold )
    have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
     She bears the title of Duchess
    She bears the title of Duchess
     He held the governorship for almost a decade
    He held the governorship for almost a decade
  • behave in a certain manner  ( acquit, bear, behave, carry, comport, conduct, deport )
    behave in a certain manner
     She carried herself well
    She carried herself well
     he bore himself with dignity
    he bore himself with dignity
     They conducted themselves well during these difficult times
    They conducted themselves well during these difficult times


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