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Overview of verb bear_down

The verb bear down has 6 senses

  • drag down, bear down, bear down on, press down on, weigh down -- (exert a force with a heavy weight; "The snow bore down on the roof")

  • bear down, overbear -- (contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery)

  • charge, bear down -- (to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork")

  • bear down -- (exert full strength; "The pitcher bore down")

  • bear down -- (pay special attention to; "The lectures bore down on the political background")

  • bear down -- (exert a force or cause a strain upon; "This tax bears down on the lower middle class")

Overview of adj bear_down

The adj beardown has 1 sense

  • beardown -- (with full strength; "his beardown performance in the exhibition game")