What is the definition of bear?

Definitions for bear

  • verb - have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"
  • verb - cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"
  • verb - be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
  • verb - 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"
  • verb - move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
  • verb - support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
  • verb - bring forth
  • noun - massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • verb - bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
  • verb - take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
  • verb - have rightfully; of rights
  • verb - behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
  • verb - have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature"
  • verb - contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
  • 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
  • Pronounciation of bear

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    Synonyms for bear

    deliver carry endure tolerate suffer yield assume conduct birth gestate stick out support put up pay behave comport wear have expect stomach brook hold take over acquit contain give birth have a bun in the oven digest stand abide turn out accept deport

    Antonyms for bear


    Holonyms for bear

    Ursidae family Ursidae

    Hypernyms for bear

    investor carnivore produce bear let make take in realise have got include bring forth birth countenance create clear pull in hold have give birth permit transport earn bring in act feature deliver allow carry gain realize take move

    Hyponyms for bear

    brown bear black bear Ursus thibetanus Ursus Maritimus Ursus ursinus bruin Ursus americanus Selenarctos thibetanus Thalarctos maritimus Ursus arctos Euarctos americanus ice bear sloth bear bear cub American black bear Asiatic black bear polar bear Melursus ursinus foal litter pig have a bun in the oven expect stand for take a joke sling balance conduct crop face the music put forward posture confine cub whelp fawn bear accept hold still for sit out stoop behave comport overbear net carry-the can deal retain twin kitten pup calve carry live with bear up pay piggyback acquit spin off fruit clear fluster walk around enclose drop lamb farrow have young gestate swallow take lying down frogmarch poise deport seed pay off assert pose hold in

    Meronyms for bear

    No meronyms found for bear.

    Sounds like bear

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