Synonyms for bear on

Synonyms for (verb) bear on

Synonyms: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon

Definition: have an effect upon

Usage: Will the new rules affect me?

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: push, bear on

Definition: press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action

Usage: He pushed her to finish her doctorate

Similar words: press, exhort, urge, urge on

Definition: force or impel in an indicated direction

Usage: I urged him to finish his studies


Synonyms: preserve, uphold, carry on, bear on, continue

Definition: keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last

Usage: preserve the peace in the family; continue the family tradition; Carry on the old traditions

Similar words: keep, maintain, hold

Definition: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"

Usage: hold in place; She always held herself as a lady; The students keep me on my toes