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bear

(Adduce), verb acknowledge, acknowledge openly, adjure, admit, affirm, afford proof of, allege, allude to, argue, ascertain, assent, assert, assert absolutely, asseverate, assure, attest, authenticate, aver, avouch, avow, bring forrard, bring to light, bring up, call to mind, certify, cite, claim, contend, corroborate, declare, declare to be fact, demonstrate, denote, depone, depose, display, document, elucidate, emphasize, endorse, establish, evidence, evince, exemplify, exhibit, expose, express, furnish evidence, give evidence, give information, give one's word, give witness, guarantee, have evidence, imply, indicate, inform, introduce, invoke, involve, maintain, make a statement, make an assertion, make eviient, make reference to, make solemn, manifest, name, plead, pledge, point out, point to, present, proclaim, produce the evidence, profess, promulgate, propound, prove, publish, ratify, refer to, represent, show, signify, stand firm, state as fact, state on oath, stipulate, submit, subscribe, substantiate, sustain, swear, take one's oath, testify, validate, verify, vindicate, vouch for, vow, warrant, witness to
Associated concepts: bear false witness, bear witness

bear

(Support), verb abet, aid, ally, assist, back, back up, bolster, brace, bulwark, buoy up, buttress, carry, champion, contribute to, cradle, cushion, ferre, finance, fortify, fortress, foster, furnish assistance, furnish support, furnish sustenance, garrison, gestare, give base, give foundation, give ground, give support, hold a brief for, hold up, justify, lend support, maintain, nourish, oblige, plead for, portare, promote, prop, provide for, rally to, reinforce, safeguard, sanction, second, shoulder, steady, strengthen, succor, supply aid, supply support, sustain, truss, upbear, uphold, vindicate
Associated concepts: bear the expense, bear weight

bear

(Tolerate), verb abide, accede to, accept, adhere to, allow, approve, be lenient, be patient, be subjected to, brave, carry on, concede, condone, continue, endure, experience, forbear, go through, keep on, keep one's countenance, labor under, live through, meet with, obey, observe, pati, permit, persevere, persist in, plod, put up with, recognize, resign oneself, sanction, show forbearrnce, spare, stand, stand the strain, submit to, suffer, suffice, support, sustain, sustinere, take patiently, tolerare, treat with indulgence, undergo, weather

bear

(Yield), verb accrue, afford, aggrandize, allot, assign, augment, bestow, breed, bring about, bring forth, bring in a supply, cause, confer, contribute, convey, create, deliver, develop, dispense, earn, effectuate, emit, endow, engender, enlarge, equip, evolve, fructify, fund, furnish, gain, generate, give, give increase, grant, impart, make payment, make prooision, manifest, minister to, multiply, offer, parere, pay back, procreate, produce, profit, proliferate, propagate, provide, provision, purvey, reinforce, remit, render, replenish, restore, return, supply, surrender, transfer
Associated concepts: bear interest
See also: allow, carry, demean, endure, engender, increase, manufacture, produce, propagate, resist, suffer, tolerate, transmit, transport, withstand, yield
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If the polar bear were a less-majestic creature, would its threatened status attract as much attention?
Never mind that the animals are already protected by the Marine Mammal Protection Act, and that the polar bear population is not in decline.
It came bounding over the top of the hill,'' said Kate Maddox, who saw the bear after she heard a Ventura County Sheriff's Department helicopter.
Each bear is milked regularly for bile in a painful and physically harmful procedure, or the bear is killed and bile is extracted from its gallbladder.
The plethora of bear-emblazoned caps, bear-friendly nightspots, and other assorted phenomena are among the ways in which bears have come into prominence in the mainstream gay marketplace.
For Davidson and some other BBCC members, perhaps the most appealing part of revitalizing bear habitat comes from its side effects--healing and reconnecting the South's fragmented landscape.
To avoid the need to trap and euthanize "problem" bears, the Department urges people to follow a few guidelines when in bear habitat:
On the day of the incident, a pair of two-year-old twins, Cleo and Charles, and their three-year-old sister, Brooklyn, were playing in the backyard when Brooklyn spotted a bear running toward the house.
The bear - a three-dimensional canvas for artists to decorate that the city hopes will catch on throughout the Golden State - proved to be quite the attention-getter.
If somebody could produce scientific evidence to me that cancelling the spring bear hunt has not accomplished (what we wanted) .
The Great Bear Rainforest, so named by environmentalists because of its high concentration of large bears, runs north from Vancouver to the Alaskan border and represents the largest remaining area of temperate coastal rainforest on the planet.
In the early 1990s, Pierre Taberlet of the University of Grenoble in France led an effort to study DNA in bear scat and tufts of fur caught on a scratching post wrapped in fence wire.