Definition of Bear


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


  • be pregnant with
    "She is bearing his child"
    "The are expecting another child in January"
    "I am carrying his child"
    - have a bun in the oven
  • support or hold in a certain manner
    "She holds her head high"
    "He carried himself upright"
  • have rightfully
    of rights, titles, and offices
    "She bears the title of Duchess"
    "He held the governorship for almost a decade"
  • behave in a certain manner
    "She carried herself well"
    "he bore himself with dignity"
    "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
  • have on one's person
    "He wore a red ribbon"
    "bear a scar"
  • bring in
    "interest-bearing accounts"
    "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
  • contain or hold
    have within
    "The jar carries wine"
    "The canteen holds fresh water"
    "This can contains water"
  • take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
    "I'll accept the charges"
    "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
    - take over
  • bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"
    "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"
    - turn out
  • move while holding up or supporting
    "Bear gifts"
    "bear a heavy load"
    "bear news"
    "bearing orders"
  • 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"
    - stick out - put up
  • cause to be born
    "My wife had twins yesterday!"
    - give birth
  • have
    "bear a resemblance"
    "bear a signature"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Bear

  • Scrabble® score of the bear (6)
  • Word Chums® score of the bear (7)
  • Words With Friends® score of the bear (7)

Unscramble bear

19 unscramble word found using the letters bear.

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