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One of a set of small wooden or plastic pieces, such as a cube, bar, or cylinder, used as a building toy.
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  1. One of a set of small wooden or plastic pieces, such as a cube, bar, or cylinder, used as a building toy.
  2. A mold or form on which an item is shaped or displayed:
  3. Atrioventricular block.
The structure or physique of a human or animal body:
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  1. The structure or physique of a human or animal body:
  2. A frame of reference.
  3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
(Mech.) A casing or housing for a journal
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  1. (Mech.) A casing or housing for a journal
  2. A housing in a machine enclosing a journal and its bearings.
Act of turning on one foot.
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  1. Act of turning on one foot.
  2. A thing on which something turns; specifically a metal pointed pin or short shaft in machinery, such as the end of an axle or spindle.
  3. (Basketball) A position taken by an offensive player usually facing away from the basket near the foul line to relay passes, attempt a shot, or set screens.
(--- Zool.) Any structure that supports or acts like a fulcrum
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  1. (--- Zool.) Any structure that supports or acts like a fulcrum
  2. The support or point of support on which a lever turns in raising or moving something
  3. The point or support on which a lever turns. The position of the fulcrum, relative to the positions of the load and effort, determines the type of lever.
A bearing in which the moving parts revolve or slide on freely rolling metal balls so that friction is reduced
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  1. A bearing in which the moving parts revolve or slide on freely rolling metal balls so that friction is reduced
  2. Any of such metal balls
  3. A ring-shaped track containing hard metal balls that roll freely, used to reduce friction where a rotating element (such as an axle) is attached to a fixed point.
A bearing using rollers to reduce friction between machine parts.
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  1. A bearing using rollers to reduce friction between machine parts.
  2. A bearing in which the shaft turns with rollers, generally of steel, arranged in a ringlike track: used to reduce friction
  3. A bearing, in which the load is carried by round (e.g. cylindrical or spherical) elements.
A way of carrying and conducting oneself; manner
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  1. A way of carrying and conducting oneself; manner
  2. An appearance or aspect.
  3. Bearing or manner, especially as it reveals an inner state of mind:
  1. Apparent level of schooling or training:
  2. A manner of personal conduct; behavior.
  3. The manner of conducting or bearing oneself; behavior; demeanor
Distinguished bearing or behavior
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  1. Distinguished bearing or behavior
  2. Kind; sort:
  3. The prevailing customs, social conduct, and norms of a specific society, period, or group, especially as the subject of a literary work:
A wheeled support or frame for carrying a heavy object, such as a cannon.
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  1. A wheeled support or frame for carrying a heavy object, such as a cannon.
  2. A wheeled vehicle, especially a four-wheeled horse-drawn passenger vehicle, often of an elegant design.
  3. Conduct; behavior
An official stand or position, as that taken by a nation on a major issue
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  1. An official stand or position, as that taken by a nation on a major issue
  2. An attitude or way of behaving, especially when adopted to have an effect on others:
  3. An attitude assumed merely for effect
The way in which a person behaves; deportment.
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  1. The way in which a person behaves; deportment.
  2. Outward behavior; conduct; deportment
The state or fact of being present; current existence or occurrence:
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  1. The state or fact of being present; current existence or occurrence:
  2. A person who is present, especially in an impressive way:
  3. Impressive bearing, personality, etc. characterized by poise, confidence, etc., often specif. that of a performer before an audience (stage presence)
(Obsolete) A guide; an escort.
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  1. (Obsolete) A guide; an escort.
  2. (Rare) The act of leading; guidance
  3. The way a person acts, especially from the standpoint of morality and ethics.
The manner in which something functions or operates:
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  1. The manner in which something functions or operates:
  2. One of these actions. Certain animal behaviors (such as nest building) result from instinct , while others (such as hunting) must be learned.
  3. The manner in which a physical system, such as a gas, subatomic particle, or ecosystem, acts or functions, especially under specified conditions.
The manner in which one behaves or conducts oneself
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  1. The manner in which one behaves or conducts oneself
  2. Behavior or bearing; deportment
  3. Manner of behaving; bearing; deportment.
A name or number used in information storage or retrieval assigned to or identifying a specific memory location.
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  1. A name or number used in information storage or retrieval assigned to or identifying a specific memory location.
  2. A description of the location of a person or organization, as written or printed on mail as directions for delivery:
  3. The manner or bearing of a person, especially in conversation.
(Aeron.) The position of an aircraft or spacecraft in relation to a given line or plane, as the horizon
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  1. (Aeron.) The position of an aircraft or spacecraft in relation to a given line or plane, as the horizon
  2. A manner of thinking, feeling, or behaving that reflects a state of mind or disposition:
  3. A position of the body or manner of carrying oneself:
The attitude adopted in confronting or dealing with a particular situation
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  1. The attitude adopted in confronting or dealing with a particular situation
  2. The way a person or animal stands; standing posture, with special reference to placement of the feet, as the posture of a golfer, baseball batter, etc.
  3. The attitude or position of a standing person or animal, especially the position assumed by an athlete preparatory to action.
A position facing or commanding a given direction; exposure:
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  1. A position facing or commanding a given direction; exposure:
  2. Appearance to the eye, especially from a specific vantage point:
  3. (Gram.) A characteristic of verbs, expressed in some languages by inflection, indicating the nature of an action as being completed or single (called perfective or nonprogressive aspect), or as being uncompleted, repeated, or habitual (called imperfective or progressive aspect); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic
  1. Port of entry
  2. A hole in an armored vehicle or a fortified structure for viewing or for firing weapons.
  3. A place where data can pass into or out of a central processing unit, computer, or peripheral. With central processing units, a port is a fixed set of connections for incoming and outgoing data or instructions. With computers and peripherals, a port is generally a socket into which a connector can be plugged.
The gestures, postures, and facial expressions by which a person manifests various physical, mental, or emotional states and communicates nonverbally with others.
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  1. The gestures, postures, and facial expressions by which a person manifests various physical, mental, or emotional states and communicates nonverbally with others.
  2. Gestures, unconscious bodily movements, facial expressions, etc. which serve as nonverbal communication or as accompaniments to speech
Close attention; diligence:
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  1. Close attention; diligence:
  2. A specific use to which something is put:
  3. The capacity of being usable; relevance:
The mutual dealings or connections of persons, groups, or nations in social, business, or diplomatic matters:
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  1. The mutual dealings or connections of persons, groups, or nations in social, business, or diplomatic matters:
  2. The way in which one person or thing is connected with another:
  3. (Law) The statement of a relator at whose complaint an action is begun
The quality of being pertinent or appropriate; relevance
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  1. The quality of being pertinent or appropriate; relevance
A meaning that is expressed or implied:
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  1. A meaning that is expressed or implied:
  2. Importance; consequence; moment
  3. The state or quality of being significant:
The manner or bearing of a person, especially in conversation.
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  1. The manner or bearing of a person, especially in conversation.
  2. A name or number used in information storage or retrieval assigned to or identifying a specific memory location.
  3. The location at which a particular organization or person may be found or reached:
A manner of behaving that conveys an impression:
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  1. A manner of behaving that conveys an impression:
  2. The colorless, odorless, tasteless mixture of gases that surrounds the Earth. Air consists of about 78 percent nitrogen and 21 percent oxygen, with the remaining part made up mainly of argon, carbon dioxide, neon, helium, methane, and krypton in decreasing order of volume. Air also contains varying amounts of water vapor, particulate matter such as dust and soot, and chemical pollutants.
  3. The general environment or condition, as in attitudes and ideas:
Outward behavior; conduct; deportment
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  1. Outward behavior; conduct; deportment
  2. The way in which a person behaves; deportment.
The prevailing customs, social conduct, and norms of a specific society, period, or group, especially as the subject of a literary work:
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  1. The prevailing customs, social conduct, and norms of a specific society, period, or group, especially as the subject of a literary work:
  2. A way or method in which something is done or happens; mode or fashion of procedure
  3. Characteristic style or method in art, music, literature, etc.
An appearance or aspect.
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  1. An appearance or aspect.
  2. Bearing or manner, especially as it reveals an inner state of mind:
  3. A way of carrying and conducting oneself; manner
The state or fact of being present; current existence or occurrence:
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  1. The state or fact of being present; current existence or occurrence:
  2. Impressive bearing, personality, etc. characterized by poise, confidence, etc., often specif. that of a performer before an audience (stage presence)
  3. A person who is present, especially in an impressive way:
Specific or characteristic manner of expression, execution, construction, or design, in any art, period, work, employment, etc.
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  1. Specific or characteristic manner of expression, execution, construction, or design, in any art, period, work, employment, etc.
  2. The way in which something is said, done, expressed, or performed:
  3. (Zoology) A slender, tubular, or bristlelike process:
A hole in an armored vehicle or a fortified structure for viewing or for firing weapons.
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  1. A hole in an armored vehicle or a fortified structure for viewing or for firing weapons.
  2. An opening, as in a cylinder face or valve face, for the passage of steam, gas, water, etc.
  3. A type of very sweet fortified wine, mostly dark red, traditionally made in Portugal.
Development in a particular way; progress:
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  1. Development in a particular way; progress:
  2. (Sports) A designated route or area on which a race is held:
  3. A typical, natural, or customary manner of proceeding or developing:
Something forming or used to form the head, top, edge, or front; specif., an inscription at the top of a paragraph, chapter, page, section, etc., giving the title or topic
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  1. Something forming or used to form the head, top, edge, or front; specif., an inscription at the top of a paragraph, chapter, page, section, etc., giving the title or topic
  2. (Nautical) The direction into which a seagoing or airborne vessel's bow is pointing (apparent heading) and/or the direction into which it is actually moving relative to the ground (true heading)
  3. The course or direction in which a ship or aircraft is pointing or moving.
An ordered set of real numbers, each denoting a distance on a coordinate axis
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  1. An ordered set of real numbers, each denoting a distance on a coordinate axis
  2. An organism, such as a mosquito or tick, that carries disease-causing microorganisms from one host to another.
  3. A course or direction, as of an airplane.
Familiarization with and adaptation to a situation or environment
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  1. Familiarization with and adaptation to a situation or environment
  2. (Biol.) The position or change of position of an organism or part under a stimulus such as gravity or light
  3. (Chem.) The position and arrangement of atoms or radicals in a molecule
A point of view or attitude on a certain question:
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  1. A point of view or attitude on a certain question:
  2. The arrangement of body parts; posture:
  3. A situation as it relates to the surrounding circumstances:
Manner in which a thing is situated in relation to its surroundings; location; position
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  1. Manner in which a thing is situated in relation to its surroundings; location; position
  2. Position or status with regard to conditions and circumstances:
  3. A position of employment
The degree to which a thing is applicable; relevancy
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Close attention; diligence:
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  1. Close attention; diligence:
  2. A specific use to which something is put:
  3. The capacity of being usable; relevance:
The state of being apposite
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A matter that is of concern.
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  1. A matter that is of concern.
  2. Reference, relation, or importance.
  3. That in which one is concerned or interested; concern; affair; interest.
The property of being germane.
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Physical substance; matter.
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  1. Physical substance; matter.
  2. The state or quality of being material, or physical
  3. (Law) The quality of being of consequence to a legal decision.
The quality of being pertinent or appropriate; relevance
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  1. The quality of being pertinent or appropriate; relevance
The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.
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  1. The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.
Relevance; pertinence.
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  1. Relevance; pertinence.
  2. One that is relevant.
  3. A test regarding the admissibility of evidence into a court of law, based upon the logical relationship of the prospective evidence and the fact that it is intended to establish. A test regarding the admissibility of evidence into a court of law, based upon the logical relationship of the prospective evidence and the fact that it is intended to establish.

Synonym Study

  • Manner is applied to customary or distinctive attitude, actions, speech, etc. and, in the plural, refers to behavior conforming with polite conventions
  • Deportment refers to one's behavior with reference to standards of conduct or social conventions
  • Mien , a literary word, refers to bearing and manner, esp. as reflective of one's character or emotional state a man of melancholy mien
  • Demeanor refers to behavior as expressing one's attitude or a specified personality trait a demure demeanor
  • Carriage , also applied to posture, specif. stresses the physical aspects of a person's bearing an erect carriage
  • Bearing , denoting manner of carrying or conducting oneself, refers to characteristic physical and mental posture
Find another word for bearing. In this page you can discover 61 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bearing, like: block, frame, journal box, pivot, fulcrum, babbitted bearing, ball-bearing, roller-bearing, mien, deportment and manner.