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To have in possession
(rare) To require as a necessity
“The writing of new texts in history and economics will bear watching to see if democratic values are incorporated.”
To give what is needed or desired
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To carry, bring or take something
“The three wise men will arrive soon, and each is expected to bear gifts.”
To tolerate or endure
“The flowers wilted, unable to bear the chilly temperatures.”
To have or display as a visible mark or feature
“They show not only fine workmanship but also bear engraved emblems.”
To support or hold up
“The chains can bear a significant weight of dozens of tonnes each.”
To take responsibility for
“Designers should bear the responsibility of implementing their plans.”
To yield or produce as a result of an investment of money, time or effort
“All of this hard work should bear fruit in good time.”
To give birth to
“She would become the woman who would bear his children.”
To move or proceed in a given course or direction
“The road will bear right after the signpost.”
To harbor feelings or thoughts
“And in spite of it, I continued to bear good feelings for you in my heart.”
To spread information or news
“Messengers were dispatched to local townships to bear news of the findings.”
To conduct oneself in a specified manner
“Elegance runs much deeper than how you dress, or even how you bear yourself in the world.”
(bear on) To have a relation or connection with
“Shown here are two extensive sets of data that bear on this issue.”
(colloquial, US) Plural for a difficult or tedious undertaking
“We are expecting the upcoming project to be a bear.”
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