Synonyms for bear

Synonyms for (noun) bear

Synonyms: bear

Definition: massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws

Similar words: carnivore

Definition: a terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal

Usage: terrestrial carnivores have four or five clawed digits on each limb


Synonyms: bear

Definition: 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

Similar words: investor

Definition: someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns

Synonyms for (verb) bear

Synonyms: wear, bear

Definition: have on one's person

Usage: He wore a red ribbon; bear a scar

Similar words: feature, have

Definition: have as a feature

Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France


Synonyms: deliver, have, give birth, birth, bear

Definition: cause to be born

Usage: My wife had twins yesterday!

Similar words: produce, bring forth

Definition: bring forth or yield

Usage: The tree would not produce fruit


Synonyms: have a bun in the oven, gestate, expect, carry, bear

Definition: be pregnant with

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

Similar words: deliver, have, give birth, birth, bear

Definition: cause to be born

Usage: My wife had twins yesterday!


Synonyms: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach

Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Usage: 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

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow

Definition: consent to, give permission

Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam


Synonyms: bear

Definition: move while holding up or supporting

Usage: Bear gifts; bear a heavy load; bear news; bearing orders

Similar words: transport, carry

Definition: move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

Usage: You must carry your camping gear; carry the suitcases to the car; This train is carrying nuclear waste; These pipes carry waste water into the river


Synonyms: bear, turn out

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

Usage: The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: pay, yield, bear

Definition: bring in

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

Similar words: clear, bring in, take in, earn, gain, make, realise, realize, pull in

Definition: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages

Usage: How much do you make a month in your new job?; She earns a lot in her new job; this merger brought in lots of money; He clears $5,000 each month


Synonyms: bear, accept, assume, take over

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

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

Similar words: take

Definition: take into one's possession

Usage: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks


Synonyms: bear, hold

Definition: have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices

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

Similar words: hold, have, have got

Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense

Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard


Synonyms: acquit, bear, behave, conduct, deport, carry, comport

Definition: behave in a certain manner

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

Similar words: carry, hold, bear

Definition: support or hold in a certain manner

Usage: She holds her head high; He carried himself upright


Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel


Synonyms: bear

Definition: have

Usage: bear a resemblance; bear a signature

Similar words: feature, have

Definition: have as a feature

Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France


Synonyms: hold, carry, contain, bear

Definition: contain or hold; have within

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

Similar words: include

Definition: have as a part, be made up out of

Usage: The list includes the names of many famous writers