Definition of bear

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • bear is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • bear is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • bear is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of bear


  • put up with something or somebody unpleasant (verb)

    Examples

    1. I cannot bear his constant criticism

    Synonyms

    1. abide
    2. brook
    3. digest
    4. endure
    5. put up
    6. stand
    7. stick out
    8. stomach
    9. suffer
    10. support
    11. tolerate
  • have on one's person (verb)

    Examples

    1. bear a scar

    Synonyms

    1. wear
  • bring forth (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. turn out
  • take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person (verb)

    Examples

    1. She agreed to bear the responsibility

    Synonyms

    1. accept
    2. assume
    3. take over
  • behave in a certain manner (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. acquit
    2. behave
    3. carry
    4. comport
    5. conduct
    6. deport
  • cause to be born (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. birth
    2. deliver
    3. give birth
    4. have
  • have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices (verb)

    Examples

    1. She bears the title of Duchess

    Synonyms

    1. hold
  • contain or hold; have within (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. carry
    2. contain
    3. hold
  • bring in (verb)

    Examples

    1. interest-bearing accounts

    Synonyms

    1. pay
    2. yield
  • support or hold in a certain manner (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. carry
    2. hold
  • be pregnant with (verb)

    Examples

    1. She is bearing his child

    Synonyms

    1. carry
    2. expect
    3. gestate
    4. have a bun in the oven
  • 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 (noun)
  • have (verb)

    Examples

    1. bear a resemblance
    2. bear a signature
  • massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws (noun)
  • move while holding up or supporting (verb)

    Examples

    1. bear a heavy load
    2. bear news
    3. bearing orders

See definition of bear in Merriam Webster

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