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Definitions of bear down:
  • verb:   exert a force or cause a strain upon
  • verb:   pay special attention to
  • verb:   exert full strength
  • verb:   contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery
  • verb:   to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle
  • verb:   exert a force with a heavy weight

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