Bear down on or upon synonyms
To press hard on or together; compress:
Compress means to press together, or to make something more compact.
To press or urge forward; to drive.
1669 May 18, Sir Isaac Newton, Letter (to Francis Aston):
To exert much effort or energy; endeavor.
To make an effort to do, get, have, etc.; try; endeavor
To put to test.
(Intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
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