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Meaning & Definition of Bear in English

English

Bear

/bɛr/

noun

1. Massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws

    synonym:
  • bear

2. 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
    synonym:
  • bear

verb

1. Have

  • "Bear a resemblance"
  • "Bear a signature"
    synonym:
  • bear

2. Cause to be born

  • "My wife had twins yesterday!"
    synonym:
  • give birth
  • ,
  • deliver
  • ,
  • bear
  • ,
  • birth
  • ,
  • have

3. Put up with something or somebody unpleasant

  • "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"
    synonym:
  • digest
  • ,
  • endure
  • ,
  • stick out
  • ,
  • stomach
  • ,
  • bear
  • ,
  • stand
  • ,
  • tolerate
  • ,
  • support
  • ,
  • brook
  • ,
  • abide
  • ,
  • suffer
  • ,
  • put up

4. Move while holding up or supporting

  • "Bear gifts"
  • "Bear a heavy load"
  • "Bear news"
  • "Bearing orders"
    synonym:
  • bear

5. Bring forth, "the apple tree bore delicious apples this year"

  • "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"
    synonym:
  • bear
  • ,
  • turn out

6. Take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person

  • "I'll accept the charges"
  • "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
    synonym:
  • bear
  • ,
  • take over
  • ,
  • accept
  • ,
  • assume

7. Contain or hold

  • Have within
  • "The jar carries wine"
  • "The canteen holds fresh water"
  • "This can contains water"
    synonym:
  • hold
  • ,
  • bear
  • ,
  • carry
  • ,
  • contain

8. Bring in

  • "Interest-bearing accounts"
  • "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
    synonym:
  • yield
  • ,
  • pay
  • ,
  • bear

9. Have on one's person

  • "He wore a red ribbon"
  • "Bear a scar"
    synonym:
  • wear
  • ,
  • bear

10. Behave in a certain manner

  • "She carried herself well"
  • "He bore himself with dignity"
  • "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
    synonym:
  • behave
  • ,
  • acquit
  • ,
  • bear
  • ,
  • deport
  • ,
  • conduct
  • ,
  • comport
  • ,
  • carry

11. Have rightfully

  • Of rights, titles, and offices
  • "She bears the title of duchess"
  • "He held the governorship for almost a decade"
    synonym:
  • bear
  • ,
  • hold

12. Support or hold in a certain manner

  • "She holds her head high"
  • "He carried himself upright"
    synonym:
  • hold
  • ,
  • carry
  • ,
  • bear

13. Be pregnant with

  • "She is bearing his child"
  • "The are expecting another child in january"
  • "I am carrying his child"
    synonym:
  • have a bun in the oven
  • ,
  • bear
  • ,
  • carry
  • ,
  • gestate
  • ,
  • expect

Examples of using

The bear is eating an apple.
Is it true that you came across a bear?
Is it true that you came across a bear?