bear

  • 1 Bear — (b[^a]r), v. t. [imp. {Bore} (b[=o]r) (formerly {Bare} (b[^a]r)); p. p. {Born} (b[^o]rn), {Borne} (b[=o]rn); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bearing}.] [OE. beren, AS. beran, beoran, to bear, carry, produce; akin to D. baren to bring forth, G. geb[ a]ren, Goth …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 bear — Ⅰ. bear [1] ► VERB (past bore; past part. borne) 1) carry. 2) have as a quality or visible mark. 3) support (a weight). 4) (bear oneself) behave in a specified manner: she bore herself w …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 bear — bear; bear·a·ble; bear·baiting; bear·bine; bear·ish; bear·skin; bear·ward; bug·bear; cud·bear; for·bear·ance; for·bear·ant; for·bear·er; for·bear·ing·ly; for·bear·ing·ness; fore·bear; over·bear·ance; over·bear·ing·ly; bear·er; bear·ing; for·bear; …

    English syllables

  • 4 Bear — (b[^a]r), n. [OE. bere, AS. bera; akin to D. beer, OHG. bero, pero, G. b[ a]r, Icel. & Sw. bj[ o]rn, and possibly to L. fera wild beast, Gr. fh r beast, Skr. bhalla bear.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Ursus}, and of the… …

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  • 5 Bear — (b[^a]r), v. i. 1. To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness. [1913 Webster] This age to blossom, and the next to bear. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To suffer, as in carrying a burden. [1913 Webster] But man is born to bear.… …

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  • 6 bear — bear1 [ber] vt. BORE, borne (see 3), bearing, bore, born [ME beren < OE beran < IE base * bher , to carry, bring > L ferre, Gr pherein, Sans bharati, (he) bears] 1. a) to hold and take along; carry; transport b) to hold in the m …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 bear — vb 1 *carry, convey, transport, transmit Analogous words: *move, remove, shift, transfer: hold, *contain 2 Bear, produce, yield, turn out are comparable when they mean to bring forth as products. Bear usually implies a giving birth to offspring… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 Bear — (engl. Bär ) steht für: Mount Bear, Berg in Alaska Tupolew Tu 95 „Bear“, ein sowjetischen Langstreckenbomber Mitglieder der Bear Community Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Bear (Arkansas) Bear (Delaware) Bear (Idaho) Bear (Washington) Bear ist… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 9 bear — / bar/ vb bore / bōr/, borne, / bōrn/, also, born vt 1: to physically carry (as an object or message) the right of the people to keep and bear arms U.S. Constitution amend. II …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 BEAR — (Heb. דֹּב; dov). In ancient times the Syrian brown bear, Ursus arctos syriacus, had its habitat within the borders of Ereẓ Israel; it was found in the forests of Lebanon until World War I and is still occasionally reported in Lebanon and… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 11 BEAR — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Bear peut désigner : le nom breton du village de Bégard ; un terme en anglais pour : ours ou porter ; la ville de Bear, aux États… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 12 Bear — Bear, v. t. (Stock Exchange) To endeavor to depress the price of, or prices in; as, to bear a railroad stock; to bear the market. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 bear — [v1] bring buck, carry, convey, deliver, ferry, fetch, lug, move, pack, take, tote, transfer, transport; concepts 108,143 Ant. refuse, take, throw away bear [v2] support mentally cherish, entertain, exhibit, harbor, have, hold, hold up, maintain …

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  • 14 Bear — Bear, DE U.S. Census Designated Place in Delaware Population (2000): 17593 Housing Units (2000): 6265 Land area (2000): 5.743051 sq. miles (14.874434 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.743051 sq.… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 15 Bear, DE — U.S. Census Designated Place in Delaware Population (2000): 17593 Housing Units (2000): 6265 Land area (2000): 5.743051 sq. miles (14.874434 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.743051 sq. miles (14 …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 16 Bear — (b[=e]r), n. A bier. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Bear — Bear, Bere Bere (b[=e]r), n. [AS. bere. See {Barley}.] (Bot.) Barley; the six rowed barley or the four rowed barley, commonly the former ({Hordeum hexastichon} or {Hordeum vulgare}). [Obs. except in North of Eng. and Scot.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Bear — 〈[bɛ:r] m. 6; umg.; Börse〉 = Baissier; Ggs Bull [engl., „Bär“ (nach der Vorstellung, dass der Bär die Aktienkurse mit seiner Tatze nach unten schlägt)] * * * Bear   [bɛə], englische Bezeichnung für Baissier (Baisse) …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 19 Bear — [beə] der; s, s <aus engl. bear »Bär«> jmd., der auf fallende Börsenkurse spekuliert, ↑Baissier; Ggs. ↑Bull …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 20 bear on — / bear upon [v] concern affect, appertain to, apply, belong to, involve, pertain to, refer to, relate to, touch upon; concept 532 …

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