Noun(1) massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws(2) 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
Verb(1) have(2) cause to be born(3) put up with something or somebody unpleasant(4) move while holding up or supporting(5) bring forth(6) take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person(7) contain or hold; have within(8) bring in(9) have on one's person(10) behave in a certain manner(11) have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices(12) support or hold in a certain manner(13) be pregnant with
(1) Instead the chains - which can bear a weight of 68 tonnes each - crank into action, lowering and raising the Hull tidal barrier into position.(2) Howard handed Schwarzenegger a pair of RM Williams boots, while the governor gave the Australian leader a toy bear .(3) Few would impeach any society's humanistic obligation to care for those who actually bear the weight of battle.(4) Back to the toy stall and a battered old bear grabs your attention and you can't resist putting your hand into your pocket again.(5) Close as they were, the two could hardly bear to talk about Darwin's view of life.(6) Somebody in the band needs to bear the responsibility for keeping time, and keeping everybody else in the same ballpark.(7) Sadly, such a picture does not bear scrutiny, especially in the so-called top clubs, where discrimination on the grounds of age and sex is not only routine, but all too often is revelled in.(8) Any arms sales must seek the approval of all relevant departments and be able to bear pressure from organizations of every sort in society.(9) He sobbed into the snow, not being able to bear the agony any longer.(10) No one really came to that dump to eat, so she was never really that busy, but work got so monotonous that with every passing day it seemed like she wouldn't be able to bear it.(11) If there were no genetic potential in the bear family to grow really thick fur, then no bears would ever have inhabited the Arctic.(12) bear markets(13) The question of whether she could once again bear the weight of expectation and public scrutiny were answered last season.(14) As a boy he cared more for the Yankees' star Mickey Mantle than for a toy bear .(15) He had a little toy bear in his left hand, which was the side facing up.(16) Some of the best in the bond market say a bond bear could be at hand.