Meaning of bear

Definition of bear

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

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