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    bear - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bear

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