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To bear against
To bear away
To bear away the bell
To bear back
To bear date
To bear down
To bear down upon
To bear in hand
To bear in mind
To bear in with
To bear off
To bear one hard
To bear out
To bear the bell
To bear up
To bear upon
To bear with
To beat
To beat a parley
To beat about
To beat about the bush
To beat down
To beat into
To beat off
To beat out
To beat out of
to beat the band
To beat the dust
To beat the hoof
To beat the wing

To bear up to definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bear Bear, v. i. 1. To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness. This age to blossom, and the next to bear. --Dryden. 2. To suffer, as in carrying a burden. But man is born to bear. --Pope. 3. To endure with patience; to be patient. I can not, can not bear. --Dryden. 4. To press; -- with on or upon, or against. These men bear hard on the suspected party. --Addison. 5. To take effect; to have influence or force; as, to bring matters to bear. 6. To relate or refer; -- with on or upon; as, how does this bear on the question? 7. To have a certain meaning, intent, or effect. Her sentence bore that she should stand a certain time upon the platform. --Hawthorne. 8. To be situated, as to the point of compass, with respect to something else; as, the land bears N. by E. To bear against, to approach for attack or seizure; as, a lion bears against his prey. [Obs.] To bear away (Naut.), to change the course of a ship, and make her run before the wind. To bear back, to retreat. ``Bearing back from the blows of their sable antagonist.'' --Sir W. Scott. To bear down upon (Naut.), to approach from the windward side; as, the fleet bore down upon the enemy. To bear in with (Naut.), to run or tend toward; as, a ship bears in with the land. To bear off (Naut.), to steer away, as from land. To bear up. (a) To be supported; to have fortitude; to be firm; not to sink; as, to bear up under afflictions. (b) (Naut.) To put the helm up (or to windward) and so put the ship before the wind; to bear away. --Hamersly. To bear upon (Mil.), to be pointed or situated so as to affect; to be pointed directly against, or so as to hit (the object); as, to bring or plant guns so as to bear upon a fort or a ship; the artillery bore upon the center. To bear up to, to tend or move toward; as, to bear up to one another. To bear with, to endure; to be indulgent to; to forbear to resent, oppose, or punish.


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