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KK Pronunciation

〔 bZr 〕


〔 bZә 〕

Overview of noun bear

The noun bear has 2 senses

  • bear -- (massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws)

  • bear -- (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)

Overview of verb bear

The verb bear has 13 senses

  • bear -- (have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature")

  • give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have -- (cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!")

  • digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up -- (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"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage")

  • bear -- (move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders")

  • bear, turn out -- (bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers")

  • bear, take over, accept, assume -- (take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility")

  • hold, bear, carry, contain -- (contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water")

  • yield, pay, bear -- (bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?")

  • wear, bear -- (have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar")

  • behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry -- (behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times")

  • bear, hold -- (have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; "She bears the title of Duchess"; "He held the governorship for almost a decade")

  • hold, carry, bear -- (support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright")

  • have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, expect -- (be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child")