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Definitions of bear:
  • noun:   massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun:   an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price
  • verb:   take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
    Example: "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
  • verb:   have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
    Example: "She bears the title of Duchess"
  • verb:   have
    Example: "Bear a resemblance"
  • verb:   move while holding up or supporting
    Example: "Bear gifts"
  • verb:   bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"
  • verb:   contain or hold; have within
  • verb:   have on one's person
    Example: "Bear a scar"
  • verb:   be pregnant with
    Example: "She is bearing his child"
  • verb:   bring in
    Example: "Interest-bearing accounts"
  • verb:   behave in a certain manner
  • verb:   give birth (to a newborn)
  • verb:   support or hold in a certain manner
  • verb:   put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    Example: "I cannot bear his constant criticism"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 33333 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #4614)

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See bear used in context: 100 poetry verses, 326 Shakespeare works, 1 quotation, 155 Bible passages, 125 definitions

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