Definitions for bear

Definitions for (noun) bear

Main entry: bear

Definition: massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws

Main entry: bear

Definition: 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

Definitions for (verb) bear

Main entry: wear, bear

Definition: have on one's person

Usage: He wore a red ribbon; bear a scar

Main entry: deliver, have, give birth, birth, bear

Definition: cause to be born

Usage: My wife had twins yesterday!

Main entry: have a bun in the oven, gestate, expect, carry, bear

Definition: be pregnant with

Usage: She is bearing his child; The are expecting another child in January; I am carrying his child

Main entry: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach

Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Usage: 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

Main entry: bear

Definition: move while holding up or supporting

Usage: Bear gifts; bear a heavy load; bear news; bearing orders

Main entry: carry, hold, bear

Definition: support or hold in a certain manner

Usage: She holds her head high; He carried himself upright

Main entry: bear, turn out

Definition: bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"

Usage: The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers

Main entry: pay, yield, bear

Definition: bring in

Usage: interest-bearing accounts; How much does this savings certificate pay annually?

Main entry: bear, accept, assume, take over

Definition: take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person

Usage: I'll accept the charges; She agreed to bear the responsibility

Main entry: bear, hold

Definition: have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices

Usage: She bears the title of Duchess; He held the governorship for almost a decade

Main entry: acquit, bear, behave, conduct, deport, carry, comport

Definition: behave in a certain manner

Usage: She carried herself well; he bore himself with dignity; They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

Main entry: bear

Definition: have

Usage: bear a resemblance; bear a signature

Main entry: hold, carry, contain, bear

Definition: contain or hold; have within

Usage: The jar carries wine; The canteen holds fresh water; This can contains water

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