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Bear meaning

bear - 46 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. bring in; " interest- bearing accounts"; " How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
  3. 3. have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; " She bears the title of Duchess"; " He held the governorship for almost a decade"
  4. 4. have; " bear a resemblance"; " bear a signature"
  5. 5. To support or sustain; to hold up.
  6. 6. To support and remove or carry; to convey.
  7. 7. To possess and use, as power; to exercise.
  8. 8. To sustain; to have on ( written or inscribed, or as a mark), as, the tablet bears this inscription.
  9. 9. To possess or carry, as a mark of authority or distinction; to wear; as, to bear a sword, badge, or name.
  10. 10. To possess mentally; to carry or hold in the mind; to entertain; to harbor
  11. 11. To endure; to tolerate; to undergo; to suffer.
  12. 12. To gain or win.
  13. 13. To sustain, or be answerable for, as blame, expense, responsibility, etc.
  14. 14. To render or give; to bring forward.
  15. 15. To carry on, or maintain; to have.
  16. 16. To admit or be capable of; that is, to suffer or sustain without violence, injury, or change.
  17. 17. To manage, wield, or direct.
  18. 18. To behave; to conduct.
  19. 19. To afford; to be to; to supply with.
  20. 20. To bring forth or produce; to yield; as, to bear apples; to bear children; to bear interest.
  21. 21. To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness.
  22. 22. To suffer, as in carrying a burden.
  23. 23. To endure with patience; to be patient.
  24. 24. To take effect; to have influence or force; as, to bring matters to bear.
  25. 25. To have a certain meaning, intent, or effect.
  26. 26. To be situated, as to the point of compass, with respect to something else; as, the land bears N. by E.
  27. 27. A bier.
  28. 28. Any species of the genus Ursus, and of the closely allied genera. Bears are plantigrade Carnivora, but they live largely on fruit and insects.
  29. 29. 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.
  30. 30. One of two constellations in the northern hemisphere, called respectively the Great Bear and the Lesser Bear, or Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.
  31. 31. Metaphorically: A brutal, coarse, or morose person.
  32. 32. A person who sells stocks or securities for future delivery in expectation of a fall in the market.
  33. 33. A portable punching machine.
  34. 34. To endeavor to depress the price of, or prices in; as, to bear a railroad stock; to bear the market.
  35. 35. Alt. of Bere
  36. 36. To conduct; to bring; - said of persons.
  37. 37. To press; - with on or upon, or against.
  38. 38. To relate or refer; - with on or upon; as, how does this bear on the question?
  39. 39. One of two constellations in the northern hemisphere, called respectively the Great and the Lesser Bear, or Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.
  40. 40. A block covered with coarse matting; - used to scour the deck.
  41. 41. A wild beast; a rude person.
  42. 42. Bere.
  43. 43. Bore.
  44. 44. Born.
  45. 45. Borne; in.
  46. 46. To carry; endure; produce.

bear - examples of usage

  1. I could not bear to see them take that. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. I can bear it no longer. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. If I were engaged, I couldn't bear it!" - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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