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.
have
bear a resemblance|bear a signature
verb.
cause to be born
My wife had twins yesterday!
verb.
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
verb.
move while holding up or supporting
Bear gifts|bear a heavy load|bear news|bearing orders
verb.
bring forth
The apple tree bore delicious apples this year|The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers
Synonym: turn out
verb.
take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
I'll accept the charges|She agreed to bear the responsibility
verb.
contain or hold; have within
The jar carries wine|The canteen holds fresh water|This can contains water
Synonym: carry, contain, hold
verb.
bring in
interest-bearing accounts|How much does this savings certificate pay annually?
Synonym: pay, yield
verb.
have on one's person
He wore a red ribbon|bear a scar
Synonym: wear
verb.
behave in a certain manner
She carried herself well|he bore himself with dignity|They conducted themselves well during these difficult times
verb.
have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
She bears the title of Duchess|He held the governorship for almost a decade
Synonym: hold
verb.
support or hold in a certain manner
She holds her head high|He carried himself upright
Synonym: hold, carry
verb.
be pregnant with
She is bearing his child|The are expecting another child in January|I am carrying his child
Antonym: bull