bearing, present participle; bears, 3rd person singular present; borne, past participle; bore, past tense;
(of a person) Carry
he was bearing a tray of brimming glasses
the warriors bore lances tipped with iron
(of a vehicle or boat) Convey (passengers or cargo)
steamboats bear the traveler out of Kerrerra Sound
Have or display as a visible mark or feature
a small boat bearing a white flag
many of the papers bore his flamboyant signature
Be called by (a name or title)
he bore the surname Tiller
Carry or conduct oneself in a particular manner
she bore herself with dignity
walls that cannot bear a stone vault
Take responsibility for
no one likes to bear the responsibility for such decisions
the expert's fee shall be borne by the tenant
Be able to accept or stand up to
it is doubtful whether either of these distinctions would bear scrutiny
Endure (an ordeal or difficulty)
she bore the pain stoically
Manage to tolerate (a situation or experience)
she could hardly bear his sarcasm
I cannot bear to see you hurt
I can't bear caviar
Give birth to (a child)
she bore six daughters
his wife had borne him a son
(of a tree or plant) Produce (fruit or flowers)
a squash that bears fruit shaped like cucumbers
Turn and proceed in a specified direction
bear left and follow the old road
A large, heavy, mammal that walks on the soles of its feet, with thick fur and a very short tail. Bears are related to the dog family, but most species are omnivorous
A teddy bear
A rough, unmannerly, or uncouth person
A large, heavy, cumbersome man
a lumbering bear of a man
A nickname for Russia
The constellation Ursa Major or Ursa Minor
A person who forecasts that prices of stocks or commodities will fall, esp. a person who sells shares hoping to buy them back later at a lower price
have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature"
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
give birth: cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"
digest: 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"
Bears are mammals of the family Ursidae. Bears are classified as caniforms, or doglike carnivorans, with the pinnipeds being their closest living relatives. ...
A list of the main characters from the first version of the Massively multiplayer online role-playing game "The World"
Cub Scouting is part of the Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), available to boys from first through fifth-grade, or 7 to 11½ years of age and their families. Its membership is the largest of the three BSA Scouting Divisions (Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing). ...
The BEAR and LION block ciphers were invented by Ross Anderson and Eli Biham by combining a stream cipher and a cryptographic hash function. The algorithms use a very large variable block size, on the order of 213 to 223 bits or more. ...
Bear is a popular black and white alternative comic book created by British writer/artist Jamie Smart and published in the United States by Slave Labor Graphics. It follows the adventures of a small stuffed bear named Bear and his roommate/antagonist, a psychotic housecat named Looshkin. ...
Bear is a natural horror film directed by John Rebel and stars Katie Lowes
A large omnivorous mammal, related to the dog and raccoon, having shaggy hair, a very small tail, and flat feet; a member of family Ursidae, particularly of subfamily Ursinae; An animal that resembles a bear, such as a koala or ant bear; An investor who sells commodities, securities, or ...
(bearly) Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of bears; ursine; Bearlike
(Bears) A new matchcover category featuring the likeness of any kind of bear. (See Travelodges).
(Bears) Home, Road, Road Alt, Throwback - My Bears. These are one of the best uniforms in the league and a pure classic. ...
(Bears) One student will be so disgusted by the chest hair showing when you wear an open collar shirt that they will ask to change classes
(Bears) The appearance of a bear in a dream is a good example of dream interpretation as being culturally shaped. For most of us, bears are not very good companions, and they represent ill-temperament. The exception is in Native American traditions.
(Bears) These are pessimistic city dealers who think investments are going to fall. Therefore they sell their investments in the hope of buying them back at a lower price. A bear market is a period of falling stock prices, over a period of time. Related to Bull.
(Bears) are investors who believe interest rates are more likely to go up than down. If right the price of existing fixed-income securities such as bonds will go down.
(bears) police (in the jargon of long-distance truck drivers).
Bears are traders, who expects the price of a financial security to fall, they sell and short sell more and more, which in turn fuels the momentum of a falling market.
The term used to describe somebody who expects a market to decline, commonly referred to as being “bearish”.
Someone who thinks market prices will decline.
One who expects a decline in prices. The opposite of a "bull." A news item is considered bearish if it is expected to result in lower prices.