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The way a person behaves or conducts themselves
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“The physiognomy of the city and the bearing of its inhabitants share the portentous aspect of a drama.”
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Relevance to
“None of those paragraphs have any bearing or have any relevance in considering the overseas cases because they were not dealing with the scheme of this legislation.”
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Awareness of one's position relative to one's surroundings
“It was quite hard to find her bearings without her sight.”
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The direction or position of something, or the direction of movement, relative to a fixed point. It is usually measured in degrees, typically with magnetic north as zero
“The tape is registered against the lower support guide by tilting the bearing less then a degree outward.”
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A person's way of standing or moving
“He has fleshy pale cheeks, bright brown eyes and an eager bearing that leaves the impression of an overgrown boy.”
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The ability to tolerate something bad or to be tolerated
“Your begging is past bearing.”
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The general idea, intention or meaning of something
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The consequence brought about by a particular event
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A special effort exerted towards a particular goal
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The state of connection between two or more people, event or things
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The final stages of pregnancy
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A matter of interest or importance
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A structure that complements or supplements something else
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The summit of a hill or pass
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A general direction in which something is developing or changing
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A relation to something specified
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The positioning of a building or other structure in a particular direction
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A characteristic or manner of an interaction
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The state or quality of being interested, or having an interest
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A heraldic design or figure used on a coat of arms and elsewhere
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The quality of being clear, logical, and convincing; lucidity
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Composure and dignity of manner
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A part of a town or city having a particular character or use
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Knowledge or awareness
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The action of making or manufacturing from components or raw materials
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A feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing that serves to identify them
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A continuous spell of a particular situation or condition
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(negative) To experience an emotion or sensation
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“The flowers wilted, unable to bear the chilly temperatures.”
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Present participle for to carry, bring or take something
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“The three wise men will arrive soon, and each is expected to bear gifts.”
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Present participle for to have or display as a visible mark or feature
“They show not only fine workmanship but also bear engraved emblems.”
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Present participle for to support or hold up
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“The chains can bear a significant weight of dozens of tonnes each.”
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Present participle for to take responsibility for
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“Designers should bear the responsibility of implementing their plans.”
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Present participle for to yield or produce as a result of an investment of money, time or effort
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“All of this hard work should bear fruit in good time.”
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Present participle for to give birth to
“She would become the woman who would bear his children.”
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Present participle for to move or proceed in a given course or direction
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“The road will bear right after the signpost.”
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Present participle for to harbor feelings or thoughts
“And in spite of it, I continued to bear good feelings for you in my heart.”
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Present participle for to spread information or news
“Messengers were dispatched to local townships to bear news of the findings.”
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Present participle for to conduct oneself in a specified manner
“Elegance runs much deeper than how you dress, or even how you bear yourself in the world.”
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Present participle for to have as a requirement or need
“The writing of new texts in history and economics will bear watching to see if democratic values are incorporated.”
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(bear on) Present participle for to have a relation or connection with
“Shown here are two extensive sets of data that bear on this issue.”
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Present participle for to receive a particular treatment
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Present participle for to cause (something) to pass on from one person or place to another