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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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I can't bear to think of you living in that horrible, filthy attic.
Which reminds me of another phase of the weather that I can't bear, and that is April weather (so called because it always comes in May).
She added: "I cry myself to sleep because I can't bear to think about the horrendous physical assaults she has had inflicted on her.
It's a bond of hatred, but it's a bond nevertheless" Jeremy Clarkson on Richard Hammond and James May "I can't bear the thought of being a widow.
I've not got any children - and have no intention at my age - and I know it's got a lovely ending but I can't bear the pain.
However, I can't bear to waste these precious years on somebody who makes me so unhappy.
Branko Geroski says in Sloboden pecat that with each passing day, we realize that Gruevski can't bear the sight of anyone, not just those criticizing him, who if he could he would persecute all the way to Papua New Guinea, but also the ordinary citizens, those very same people coming to his rallies to hear what he has to say, with petrified faces and hands mechanically clapping.
The schemer is gutted when he overhears Eileen say she can't bear the person he's turned into, and Tony gives him PS50 to leave town, but he ends up drowning his sorrows instead, until Eva offers him a place to offers him a place to E stay.
I can't bear it when my Chelsea supporter friend rings up on the pretext of nothing in particular and then makes barbed remarks about the slim chances of my boys picking up any silver.
Melbourne, June 17 ( ANI ): Hillary Clinton, the former US Secretary of State, has revealed that she can't bear any sexist remarks or misogyny, referring to Julia Gillard's recent speech.
death of Belle's best friend Gemma continues, Gemma's grieving father Dom can't bear to hear more evidence about the night his daughter died and he rushes out of the courtroom.
JUST CAN'T BEAR TO LOOK One young fan can't watch as Dublin take a penalty against Cork.