1. bearing, relatedness

usage: relevant relation or interconnection; "those issues have no bearing on our situation"

2. bearing, heading, aim, direction, way

usage: the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

3. bearing, comportment, presence, mien, manner, personal manner

usage: dignified manner or conduct

4. carriage, bearing, posture, bodily property

usage: characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good posture"

5. charge, bearing, heraldic bearing, armorial bearing, heraldry

usage: heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield

6. bearing, support

usage: a rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily


1. bear, have, feature

usage: have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature"

2. give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have, produce, bring forth

usage: cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"

3. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up, permit, allow, let, countenance

usage: 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"

4. bear, transport, carry

usage: move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"

5. bear, turn out, make, create

usage: bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"

6. bear, take over, accept, assume, take

usage: take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"

7. hold, bear, carry, contain, include

usage: contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"

8. yield, pay, bear, gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in

usage: bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"

9. wear, bear, have, feature

usage: have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"

10. behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry, hold, carry, bear, act, move

usage: behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"

11. bear, hold, have, have got, hold

usage: have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; "She bears the title of Duchess"; "He held the governorship for almost a decade"

12. hold, carry, bear

usage: support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"

13. have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, expect, give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have

usage: be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"


1. bearing(prenominal) (vs. nonbearing), load-bearing(prenominal), supporting(prenominal)

usage: (of a structural member) withstanding a weight or strain

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