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Bear

Definition

[n] massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
[n] an investor with a pessimistic market outlook
[v] have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"
[v] give birth (to a newborn); "My wife had twins yesterday!"
[v] be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
[v] put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"
[v] move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
[v] support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
[v] bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"
[v] bring in; as of investments; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
[v] take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
[v] have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; "She bears the title of Duchess"; "He held the governorship for almost a decade"
[v] behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
[v] have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature"
[v] contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"

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