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Another word for bear

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Verb
  1. To hold up

      1. To keep in existence; maintain, continue, or prolong:
      2. To keep up (a joke or assumed role, for example) competently.
      3. To supply with necessities or nourishment; provide for:
      1. To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
      2. To bear or hold up (an amount of weight):
      3. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
      1. To hold or support while moving; bear:
      2. To move or take from one place to another; transport:
      3. To escort or accompany.
    See also:

    over

  2. To sustain the weight of

      1. To hold aloft; raise:
      2. To prevent from falling or sinking; support:
      3. To maintain or affirm:
      1. To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
      2. To bear or hold up (an amount of weight):
      3. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
      1. To have and keep in one's grasp:
      2. To aim or direct; point:
      3. To keep from falling or moving; support:
      1. To hold or support while moving; bear:
      2. To move or take from one place to another; transport:
      3. To escort or accompany.
    See also:

    support

  3. To hold on one's person

      1. A collection of items tied up or wrapped; a bundle.
      2. A container made to be carried on the body of a person or animal.
      3. The amount, as of food, that is processed and packaged at one time or in one season.
      1. To have as property; own:
      2. To have under one's power or control:
      3. To have as a quality, characteristic, or other attribute:
      1. To be in possession of:
      2. To possess as a characteristic, quality, or function:
      3. To possess or contain as a constituent part:
      1. To hold or support while moving; bear:
      2. To move or take from one place to another; transport:
      3. To escort or accompany.
    See also:

    owned

  4. To move while supporting

    See also:

    over

  5. To cause to come along with oneself

      1. To move or carry (goods, for example) from one place to another; convey.
      2. To cause to feel strong emotion, especially joy; carry away; enrapture.
      3. To send abroad to a penal colony; deport.
      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. To come or go after and take or bring back:
      2. To cause to come.
      3. To bring in as a price:
      1. To take or carry from one place to another; transport.
      2. To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit:
      3. To communicate or make known; impart:
      1. To hold or support while moving; bear:
      2. To move or take from one place to another; transport:
      3. To escort or accompany.
      1. To carry, convey, lead, or cause to go along to another place:
      2. To carry as an attribute or contribution:
      3. To lead or force into a specified state, situation, or location:
    See also:

    accompanied

  6. To hold and turn over in the mind

      1. A person trained to provide medical care for the sick or disabled, especially one who is licensed and works in a hospital or physician's office.
      2. A person employed to take care of a young child.
      3. A woman employed to suckle children other than her own; a wet nurse.
      1. To provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth; feed.
      2. To foster the development of; promote:
      3. To keep alive; maintain:
      1. A sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide anchorage for ships.
      2. A place of shelter; a refuge.
      3. To give shelter to:
    See also:

    thoughts

  7. To be endowed with as a visible characteristic or form

    See also:

    show

  8. To conduct oneself in a specified way

    See also:

    be

  9. To give birth to

  10. To bring forth (a product)

      1. To give forth by a natural process, especially by cultivation:
      2. To furnish as return for effort or investment; be productive of:
      3. To give over possession of, as in deference or defeat; surrender:
      1. To bring forth; yield:
      2. To create by physical or mental effort:
      3. To manufacture:
      1. To make a present of:
      2. To place in the hands of; pass:
      3. To deliver in exchange or recompense; pay:
    See also:

    rich

  11. To exert pressure

      1. To apply pressure against (something), especially for the purpose of moving it:
      2. To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
      3. To exert downward pressure on (a button or keyboard, for example); press.
      1. To exert steady weight or force against:
      2. To move by applying pressure:
      3. To squeeze or clasp in fondness or concern:
    See also:

    over

  12. To proceed in a specified direction

      1. (figuratively) To strongly criticize or make a verbal attack, particularly as a response to previous criticism or provocation.
      2. To draw a line through some text such as a printed or written sentence, with the purpose of deleting that text from the rest of the document. The text so deleted may be completely obscured, or it may be deliberately left legible with the line through it so that readers can see that it was deliberately deleted.
      3. (intransitive, colloquial, figuratively) To fail; to be refused a request or to have a proposal not be accepted, in particular a request for a (hopefully romantic) date.
      1. To explain something, or give exact details, usually in writing.
      2. To go out, leave.
      3. To start an activity with the intention of finishing it.
      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. The uppermost or forwardmost part of the body of a vertebrate, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
      2. The analogous part of an invertebrate organism.
      3. The length or height of such a part:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
    See also:

    approach

Another word for bear

Noun
  1. A bruin

      1. A member of the Girl Scouts from six through eight years of age.
      2. A bar of moist, usually chocolate cake, often with nuts.
      3. A small sprite thought to do helpful work at night.
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.
      1. One of the young of bears, wolves, lions, pandas, or certain other animals.
      2. A youth, especially one who is inexperienced, awkward, or ill-mannered.
      3. A novice or learner, particularly in newspaper reporting.
      1. A taxonomic genus within the family Ursidae — the American black bear, the polar bear and the grizzly (brown bear) are all species of the genus Ursus..
  2. An irritable person

    See also:

    grouch

Verb
  1. To carry

      1. To convey or cause to pass from one place, person, or thing to another.
      2. To make over the possession or legal title of (property, for example); convey.
      3. To convey (a design, for example) from one surface to another, as by impression.
      1. To take or carry from one place to another; transport.
      2. To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit:
      3. To communicate or make known; impart:
      1. To move or carry (goods, for example) from one place to another; convey.
      2. To cause to feel strong emotion, especially joy; carry away; enrapture.
      3. To send abroad to a penal colony; deport.
    See also:

    carry

  2. To support weight

    See also:

    support

  3. To bring forth

    See also:

    produce

  4. To suffer

      1. To experience or be subjected to:
      1. To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
      2. To bear or hold up (an amount of weight):
      3. To keep from weakening or failing; give confidence or comfort to:
      1. To rise to an upright position on the feet.
      2. To assume or maintain an upright position as specified:
      3. To maintain an upright position on the feet.
      1. To refrain from interfering with or prohibiting (something undesirable or outside one's own practice or beliefs); allow or permit:
      2. To recognize and respect (the rights, beliefs, or practices of others).
      3. To accept or be patient regarding (something unpleasant or undesirable); endure:
    See also:

    endure

  5. To possess as a mark or characteristic

      1. To hold or support while moving; bear:
      2. To move or take from one place to another; transport:
      3. To escort or accompany.
      1. To show outwardly; display:
      2. To present for others to see:
      3. To present in a public exhibition or contest:
      1. To cause or allow to be seen; display:
      2. To display for sale, in exhibition, or in competition:
      3. To permit access to (a house, for example) when offering for sale or rent.
      1. To be in possession of:
      2. To possess as a characteristic, quality, or function:
      3. To possess or contain as a constituent part:
  6. To move in a given direction

      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:
      1. The uppermost or forwardmost part of the body of a vertebrate, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
      2. The analogous part of an invertebrate organism.
      3. The length or height of such a part:

Idioms:

    be a bear for punishment

  1. bring to bear (on or upon)