Definitions of bear

  1.   behave in a certain manner She carried herself well he bore himself with dignity They conducted themselves well during these difficult times
  2.   take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person I'll accept the charges She agreed to bear the responsibility
  3.   contain or hold have within The jar carries wine The canteen holds fresh water This can contains water
  4.   massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  5.   an investor with a pessimistic market outlook
  6.   have on one's person He wore a red ribbon bear a scar
  7.   give birth to a newborn My wife had twins yesterday
  8.   be pregnant with She is bearing his child The are expecting another child in January I am carrying his child
  9.   move while holding up or supporting Bear gifts bear a heavy load bear news bearing orders
  10.   support or hold in a certain manner She holds her head high He carried himself upright
  11.   bring forth The apple tree bore delicious apples this year The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers
  12.   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
  13.   bring in interest bearing accounts How much does this savings certificate pay annually
  14.   have rightfully of rights titles and offices She bears the title of Duchess He held the governorship for almost a decade
  15.   have bear a resemblance bear a signature
  16.   To support or sustain to hold up
  17.   To support and remove or carry to convey
  18.   To possess and use as power to exercise
  19.   To sustain to have on written or inscribed or as a mark as the tablet bears this inscription
  20.   To possess or carry as a mark of authority or distinction to wear as to bear a sword badge or name
  21.   To possess mentally to carry or hold in the mind to entertain to harbor
  22.   To endure to tolerate to undergo to suffer
  23.   To gain or win
  24.   To sustain or be answerable for as blame expense responsibility etc
  25.   To render or give to bring forward
  26.   To carry on or maintain to have
  27.   To admit or be capable of that is to suffer or sustain without violence injury or change
  28.   To manage wield or direct
  29.   To behave to conduct
  30.   To afford to be to to supply with
  31.   To bring forth or produce to yield as to bear apples to bear children to bear interest
  32.   To produce as fruit to be fruitful in opposition to barrenness
  33.   To suffer as in carrying a burden
  34.   To endure with patience to be patient
  35.   To take effect to have influence or force as to bring matters to bear
  36.   To have a certain meaning intent or effect
  37.   To be situated as to the point of compass with respect to something else as the land bears N by E
  38.   A bier
  39.   Any species of the genus Ursus and of the closely allied genera Bears are plantigrade Carnivora but they live largely on fruit and insects
  40.   An animal which has some resemblance to a bear in form or habits but no real affinity as the woolly bear ant bear water bear sea bear
  41.   One of two constellations in the northern hemisphere called respectively the Great Bear and the Lesser Bear or Ursa Major and Ursa Minor
  42.   Metaphorically A brutal coarse or morose person
  43.   A person who sells stocks or securities for future delivery in expectation of a fall in the market
  44.   A portable punching machine
  45.   To endeavor to depress the price of or prices in as to bear a railroad stock to bear the market
  46.   Alt of Bere
  47.   A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged The term is applied in a general sense to the Pandects of Justinian see Pandect but is also specially given by authors to compilations of laws on particular topics a summary of laws as Comyn's Digest the United States Digest
  48.   To conduct to bring said of persons
  49.   To press with on or upon or against
  50.   To relate or refer with on or upon as how does this bear on the question
  51.   One of two constellations in the northern hemisphere called respectively the Great and the Lesser Bear or Ursa Major and Ursa Minor
  52.   A block covered with coarse matting used to scour the deck
  53.   Plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals of the family Ursidae having massive bodies coarse heavy fur relatively short limbs and almost rudimentary tails Random House Unabridged Dictionary 2d ed
  54.   A large heavy wild animal which lives on flesh and insects the name of two groups of stars in the northern hemisphere called the Great Bear and the Little Bear one who attempts to lower the value of stock in order to buy cheap opposite to bull a rude uncouth or brutal person
  55.   To support or hold up carry or convey suffer or endure be answerable for as blame possess wear or use have in or on contain keep especially in the mind as to bear no malice admit or be capable of as his life will not bear examination bring forth or produce as the oak tree bears acorns used passively with
  56.   Born as a child was born
  57.   To be capable of supporting be fruitful to press or weigh upon or against tend be related take effect be situated
  58.   Bore bare
  59.   Borne
  60.   Bearing
  61.   To carry or support to enure to behave or conduct one's self to bring forth or produce TO BEAR A HAND to assist to be active and not delay Amer
  62.   To suffer to be patient to press with on or upon to be situated pr p bearing pa t bore pa p borne but the pa p when used to mean brought forth is born
  63.   A rough wild quadruped with long shaggy hair and hooked claws any brutal or ill behaved person astron the name of two constellations the Great and the Little Bear
  64.   A wild beast a rude person
  65.   Bere
  66.   Bore
  67.   Born
  68.   Borne in
  69.   To carry endure produce
  70.   To support at rest sustain
  71.   To support in motion carry
  72.   To show display exhibit
  73.   To suffer endure hold maintain
  74.   To produce give birth to yield fruit
  75.   To conduct oneself behave
  76.   Finance To depress the price of stocks etc
  77.   A large carnivorous animal with massive body and short tail
  78.   A speculator who seeks to depress prices
  79.   One of two constellations the Great Bear or Little Bear See URSA MAJOR etc
  80.   A carnivorous animal with long and usually shaggy hair and hooked claws a rude unmannerly man Either of two constellations in the northern hemisphere called the Greater and Lesser Bear One who contracts to deliver stock at a certain fixed price on a specified day in contradistinction to the bull or he who contracts to take it the interest of the former in the intervening time being that the stocks should be depressed as the bear pulls down with its paws and of the latter that they should rise as the bull throws upwards with his horns
  81.   A kind of barley raised in Scotland and the North of England called also bigg
  82.   To support to carry to wear to suffer to endure to cherish to admit of to bring forth or produce to possess and use as power to behave
  83.   To suffer to press or to weigh upon to imply to take effect to relate to be situated as to the point of compass with respect to something else To bear off to carry off to keep from approach to remove to a distance To bear down to overthrow or crush by force To bear down upon to make all sail to come up with To bear hard to press or urge To bear on to press against also to incite or animate To bear out to give countenance to to support to justify To bear up to keep afloat To bear a hand to make haste be quick To bear away to change the course of a ship when close hauled or sailing with a side wind and make her run before the wind To bear down to drive or tend to To bear in to run or tend toward To bear up to bear away to have fortitude to be firm To bear against to approach for attack or seizure To bear with to endure what is unpleasing
  84.   To carry to support to suffer to produce to bring forth
  85.   A wild animal covered with rough shaggy hair name of two constellations the Ursa Major and the Ursa Minor a name applied to a speculative jobber on the stock exchange any brutal or ill behaved person

Quotes of bear

  1. Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won – Louisa May Alcott
  2. For who can bear to feel himself forgotten – W. H. Auden
  3. Our bodies are shaped to bear children and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point – Saint Augustine
  4. We must wake ourselves up Or somebody else will take our place and bear our cross and thereby rob us of our crown – William Booth
  5. To bear is to conquer our fate – Thomas Campbell
  6. Perhaps our only sickness is to desire a truth which we cannot bear rather than to rest content with the fictions we manufacture out of each other – Lawrence Durrell
  7. We judged that a sudden disorderly failure of Bear would have brought with it unpredictable but severe consequences for the functioning of the broader financial system and the broader economy with lower equity prices further downward pressure on home values and less access to credit for companies and households – Timothy Geithner
  8. Great comforts do indeed bear witness to the truth of thy grace but not to the degree of it the weak child is oftener in the lap than the strong one – William Gurnall
  9. Never bear more than one kind of trouble at a time Some people bear three kinds of trouble the ones they've had the ones they have and the ones they expect to have – Edward Everett Hale
  10. The bear is what we all wrestle with Everybody has their bear in life It's about conquering that bear and letting him go – Jennifer Lopez
  11. You have to bear in mind that Mr Autry's favorite horse was named Champion He ain't ever had one called Runner Up – Gene Mauch
  12. What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties mental and physical but the burden of one's memories – W. Somerset Maugham
  13. Please believe that I do this because I am convinced that my illness cannot be helped for any length of time and I cannot bear to be a burden on anyone any longer – Susannah McCorkle
  14. Bear and endure This sorrow will one day prove to be for your good – Ovid
  15. The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one – William Shenstone

Usage examples for bear

  1. Let each one bear his lot – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  2. Bear with me dear mother – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  3. Can you not bring yourself to bear with it – The Living Link by James De Mille
  4. “ I can't bear it if you are – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  5. “ I was to bear all the blame – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  6. “ I can't bear you should think me worse than I am and I don't want you to think me better than I am – Peg Woffington by Charles Reade
  7. But you've done it already Great Bear – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  8. Trouble may come but I can bear it – Ethel Morton at Chautauqua by Mabell S. C. Smith
  9. He was a bear at that – Pee-wee Harris on the Trail by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  10. “ I can't bear to leave them she said – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  11. Would she get that look on her dear face that he couldn't bear to see – Jan and Her Job by L. Allen Harker
  12. That name mean little bear – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  13. Help me I can bear no more – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. But I cannot bear to have her go – In Wild Rose Time by Amanda M. Douglas
  15. But to bear our name never – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  16. Father I can't bear it – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  17. Oh don't bear down on him too hard Joe – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  18. Bear in mind – Arsene Lupin by Edgar Jepson Maurice Leblanc
  19. “ I know you must go but I can't bear it – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  20. “ I must bear it as best I may she said – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope

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