Textual thesaurus for "bear"

(verb) wear

have on one's person

He wore a red ribbon; bear a scar

(verb) deliver, have, give birth, birth

cause to be born

My wife had twins yesterday!

(verb) have a bun in the oven, gestate, expect, carry

be pregnant with

She is bearing his child; The are expecting another child in January; I am carrying his child

(verb) endure, put up, digest, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach

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

(verb) carry, hold

support or hold in a certain manner

She holds her head high; He carried himself upright

(verb) turn out

bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"

The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers

(verb) pay, yield

bring in

interest-bearing accounts; How much does this savings certificate pay annually?

(verb) accept, assume, take over

take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person

I'll accept the charges; She agreed to bear the responsibility

(verb) hold

have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices

She bears the title of Duchess; He held the governorship for almost a decade

(verb) acquit, behave, conduct, deport, carry, comport

behave in a certain manner

She carried herself well; he bore himself with dignity; They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

(verb) hold, carry, contain

contain or hold; have within

The jar carries wine; The canteen holds fresh water; This can contains water