Definitions of bear

The word "bear" uses 4 letters: aber.

BEAR is playable in:

Words With Friends7
Scrabble US6
Scrabble UK6

v. t. - To support or sustain; to hold up. 2

v. t. - To support and remove or carry; to convey. 2

v. t. - To conduct; to bring; -- said of persons. 2

v. t. - To possess and use, as power; to exercise. 2

v. t. - To sustain; to have on (written or inscribed, or as a mark), as, the tablet bears this inscription. 2

v. t. - To possess or carry, as a mark of authority or distinction; to wear; as, to bear a sword, badge, or name. 2

v. t. - To possess mentally; to carry or hold in the mind; to entertain; to harbor 2

v. t. - To endure; to tolerate; to undergo; to suffer. 2

v. t. - To gain or win. 2

v. t. - To sustain, or be answerable for, as blame, expense, responsibility, etc. 2

v. t. - To render or give; to bring forward. 2

v. t. - To carry on, or maintain; to have. 2

v. t. - To admit or be capable of; that is, to suffer or sustain without violence, injury, or change. 2

v. t. - To manage, wield, or direct. 2

v. t. - To behave; to conduct. 2

v. t. - To afford; to be to; to supply with. 2

v. t. - To bring forth or produce; to yield; as, to bear apples; to bear children; to bear interest. 2

v. i. - To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness. 2

v. i. - To suffer, as in carrying a burden. 2

v. i. - To endure with patience; to be patient. 2

v. i. - To press; -- with on or upon, or against. 2

v. i. - To take effect; to have influence or force; as, to bring matters to bear. 2

v. i. - To relate or refer; -- with on or upon; as, how does this bear on the question? 2

v. i. - To have a certain meaning, intent, or effect. 2

v. i. - To be situated, as to the point of compass, with respect to something else; as, the land bears N. by E. 2

n. - A bier. 2

n. - Any species of the genus Ursus, and of the closely allied genera. Bears are plantigrade Carnivora, but they live largely on fruit and insects. 2

n. - An animal which has some resemblance to a bear in form or habits, but no real affinity; as, the woolly bear; ant bear; water bear; sea bear. 2

n. - One of two constellations in the northern hemisphere, called respectively the Great Bear and the Lesser Bear, or Ursa Major and Ursa Minor. 2

n. - Metaphorically: A brutal, coarse, or morose person. 2

n. - A person who sells stocks or securities for future delivery in expectation of a fall in the market. 2

n. - A portable punching machine. 2

n. - A block covered with coarse matting; -- used to scour the deck. 2

v. t. - To endeavor to depress the price of, or prices in; as, to bear a railroad stock; to bear the market. 2

n. - Alt. of Bere 2

Direct anagrams of bear:

bare7 brae7

Words formed by adding one letter before or after bear (in bold), or to aber in any order:


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