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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
References in periodicals archive ?
We can't bear to do some of the hits,' Harry revealed.
In front of him, the final minutes of a horror show played out, and like a queasy kid who can't bear to watch anymore, Allegro buried his face in his hands and hid from the beating Thousand Oaks was dishing out to the Chargers.
Little Layla Kenny, from Terenure, Co Dublin, looks like she can't BEAR to be separated from her furry friend at the Steiff Bears exhibit in the St Stephen's Green shopping centre, Dublin.
ROO RAGE Wayne turns on TV camera DESPAIR Rooney can't bear to look as England draw
The former Genesis star says he can't bear to watch Simon's various Pop Idol programmes.
I can't bear to watch any more of these unfair rulings,'' said Park Sung-in, head of Korea's Olympic delegation, not letting us know what the ``other'' unfair rulings might be.
When we see Logan alone, talking to himself, it's evident that he's the epitome of an unloved child, a man whose life is so bereft of happiness that he can't bear to see anyone else enjoying themselves.
SINCE her husband Michael Douglas was diagnosed with throat cancer Catherine Zeta-Jones says she can't bear to watch him receiving chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment.
LOVERS Stuart Wilson and Michelle Bass have had their first row outside the house - because he can't bear to be away from his friends.
EASTENDERS' veteran star June Brown has admitted even she can't bear to watch the troubled soap.
When he's off, you can't bear down on any one or two specific pitches and say, 'This is what I'm going to narrow it down to.
Maybe the time will come when he wants to share what happened but for now he said he can't bear to remember it.