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The way a person behaves or conducts themselves
“The physiognomy of the city and the bearing of its inhabitants share the portentous aspect of a drama.”
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.”
Awareness of one's position relative to one's surroundings
“It was quite hard to find her bearings without her sight.”
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.”
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.”
The ability to tolerate something bad or to be tolerated
“Your begging is past bearing.”
Present participle for to support and take from one place to another
“The shield maiden would bear the maiden warrior's shield in battle, hence the name.”
Present participle for to tolerate or endure
“As if no longer able to bear the echoes of horrors past, Kalin stopped his history lesson and looked at me for the first time in over an hour.”
Present participle for to bring forth from the womb
“She was the woman who would bear his children, raise and nurture them.”
Present participle for have or display as a visible mark or feature
“They not only show fine workmanship but also bear engraved marks.”
Present participle for to support or hold up
“Instead the chains - which can bear a weight of 68 tonnes each - crank into action, lowering and raising the Hull tidal barrier into position.”
Present participle for take responsibility for
“He accused the top officials of blaming each other with no one willing to bear the responsibility.”
Present participle for be able to accept or stand up to
“The idea that the growing number of clubs standing on football's equivalent of death row are somehow the unfortunate victims of a natural disaster does not bear scrutiny.”
Present participle for to occupy a place or location
“The countryside gradually lost its brightness as the green grass faded into yellows and the flowers dried up and died, not able to bear the chilly temperatures.”
Present participle for to produce as revenue
“The trees grown in pots bear fruits, shed their leaves and flower around the same time as they do under natural conditions.”
Present participle for turn and proceed in a specified direction
“Follow the forestry track until you emerge from the woods, cross the bridge over a burn, then bear right up the rough, stony and often wet track which rises steeply to the Bealach na Sroine.”
Present participle for to have a relation or connection
“I just found another fact that bears on this issue.”
Present participle for to have as a requirement
“… the violence in that country bears watching if the world wants to avoid a serious international conflict.”
Present participle for support mentally
Present participle for to go on a specified course or in a certain direction
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