What are some alternative words for bear?

Synonyms for bear
bɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bear(noun)

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

    Antonyms:
    bull

  2. bear(verb)

    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

    Antonyms:
    bull

  3. bear(verb)

    have

    "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature"

    Synonyms:
    have, put up, assume, stand, deliver, suffer, accept, abide, birth, deport, acquit, hold, stomach, digest, give birth, brook, support, yield, stick out, conduct, tolerate, wear, have a bun in the oven, gestate, expect, endure, take over, carry, comport, pay, behave, turn out, contain

    Antonyms:
    bull

  4. give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have(verb)

    cause to be born

    "My wife had twins yesterday!"

    Synonyms:
    let, digest, take in, extradite, rescue, tolerate, get, hand over, comport, surrender, behave, make, return, give, save, fork over, fork up, present, stick out, expect, deport, possess, assume, pay, induce, take over, throw, redeem, have, put up, cause, carry, give up, turn in, support, stomach, birth, hold, have got, feature, stimulate, render, abide, pitch, cede, deliver, take, acquit, brook, yield, turn out, experience, conduct, fork out, suffer, endure, stand, gestate, drive home, contain, accept, sustain, own, ingest, consume, have a bun in the oven, give birth, receive, wear

    Antonyms:
    bull

  5. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    bide, project, ache, hold out, run, endure, affirm, underpin, carry, stand up, assume, have, hold, last, sustain, confirm, fend, stay, weather, take over, go, jut, endorse, jut out, turn out, digest, deport, prevail, comport, set up, behave, die hard, pay, jump out, remain firm, offer, tolerate, deliver, indorse, hurt, abide, condense, raise, fend for, back up, stomach, birth, patronage, stand out, live, contribute, stick out, meet, brook, expect, patronize, suffer, concentrate, protrude, acquit, substantiate, brave out, survive, domiciliate, get, put forward, stand, can, post, plunk for, persist, live on, have a bun in the oven, give birth, back, jump, allow, rear, lose, place upright, wear, house, contain, leap out, patronise, subscribe, hold up, corroborate, provide, erect, defend, brave, put up, tin, keep going, accept, bear out, support, resist, plump for, nominate, yield, gestate, permit, conduct

    Antonyms:
    bull

  6. bear(verb)

    move while holding up or supporting

    "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"

    Synonyms:
    have, put up, assume, stand, deliver, suffer, accept, abide, birth, deport, acquit, hold, stomach, digest, give birth, brook, support, yield, stick out, conduct, tolerate, wear, have a bun in the oven, gestate, expect, endure, take over, carry, comport, pay, behave, turn out, contain

    Antonyms:
    bull

  7. bear, turn out(verb)

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

    "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"

    Synonyms:
    digest, abide, rise, comport, tolerate, have a bun in the oven, support, behave, boot out, uprise, rotate, endure, turf out, put up, stick out, cut, turn up, expect, get up, deport, assume, pay, arise, take over, chuck out, carry, spread out, turn off, stomach, birth, hold, switch off, have, prove, deliver, acquit, brook, yield, turn out, splay, conduct, suffer, contain, stand, accept, gestate, exclude, wear, eject, come out, give birth

    Antonyms:
    bull

  8. bear, take over, accept, assume(verb)

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

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

    Synonyms:
    usurp, digest, swallow, abide, buy up, comport, tolerate, don, have a bun in the oven, support, acquire, live with, behave, simulate, put on, endure, put up, take, stick out, adopt, expect, borrow, take for granted, deport, assume, pay, relieve, take over, presume, repeat, go for, buy out, carry, get into, sham, stomach, birth, hold, seize, have, deliver, acquit, brook, yield, turn out, conduct, suffer, contain, stand, accept, gestate, take on, feign, wear, strike, admit, absorb, take up, give birth, consent, arrogate

    Antonyms:
    bull

  9. hold, bear, carry, contain(verb)

    contain or hold; have within

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

    Synonyms:
    run, hold in, incorporate, make, endure, view as, carry, book, assume, concur, have, maintain, hold, moderate, sustain, take over, retain, stop, nurse, stock, defy, support, persuade, turn out, guard, deport, prevail, have a bun in the oven, comprise, declare, pay, behave, withstand, adjudge, tolerate, deliver, channel, accommodate, abide, control, transmit, stomach, harbour, dribble, birth, stockpile, reserve, check, hold back, stick out, brook, give, take hold, go for, take, express, suffer, apply, comport, obtain, acquit, impart, pack, bind, stand, have got, extend, entertain, post, expect, curb, convey, restrain, keep, give birth, concord, keep back, oblige, transport, throw, arrest, wear, conduct, deem, contain, sway, hold up, take for, turn back, harbor, defend, put up, confine, accept, admit, digest, yield, gestate, halt, obligate, agree

    Antonyms:
    bull

  10. yield, pay, bear(verb)

    bring in

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

    Synonyms:
    digest, abide, succumb, comport, tolerate, deliver, pay, make up, compensate, behave, move over, return, endure, hold, put up, concede, have, expect, give in, deport, give way, assume, give, stick out, take over, ante up, pay up, ease up, carry, cede, grant, knuckle under, support, devote, birth, relent, buckle under, render, have a bun in the oven, soften, acquit, brook, yield, turn out, conduct, suffer, contain, stand, gestate, stomach, generate, accept, afford, pay off, give birth, wear

    Antonyms:
    bull

  11. wear, bear(verb)

    have on one's person

    "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, digest, abide, comport, tolerate, have a bun in the oven, support, hold out, tire, don, put on, endure, wear out, put up, stick out, expect, have on, behave, deport, assume, pay, take over, break, fall apart, jade, carry, tire out, wear upon, get into, bust, birth, hold, wear off, gestate, have, deliver, outwear, acquit, brook, yield, turn out, conduct, suffer, wear down, stand, accept, weary, stomach, contain, fatigue, give birth, fag out, wear

    Antonyms:
    bull

  12. behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry(verb)

    behave in a certain manner

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

    Synonyms:
    exile, digest, abide, express, comport, tolerate, act, pack, have a bun in the oven, support, impart, behave, sway, assoil, extend, carry, guide, lead, deliver, put up, take, stick out, channel, expect, deport, assume, pay, endure, take over, deal, dribble, run, extradite, do, transport, exculpate, stomach, birth, direct, hold, expatriate, transmit, clear, stock, have, acquit, brook, yield, turn out, convey, persuade, post, conduct, suffer, discharge, stand, exonerate, gestate, contain, accept, carry on, stockpile, give birth, wear

    Antonyms:
    bull

  13. bear, hold(verb)

    have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices

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

    Synonyms:
    hold in, make, endure, view as, carry, book, assume, take hold, have, maintain, hold, moderate, sustain, take over, retain, nurse, defy, support, turn out, guard, deport, prevail, have a bun in the oven, behave, pay, withstand, adjudge, tolerate, deliver, accommodate, abide, control, stomach, harbour, birth, reserve, check, hold back, stick out, brook, give, go for, take, suffer, apply, comport, obtain, acquit, bind, stand, have got, entertain, expect, curb, restrain, keep, give birth, concord, keep back, oblige, throw, arrest, wear, deem, contain, declare, concur, hold up, agree, take for, harbor, defend, put up, confine, accept, admit, digest, yield, gestate, halt, obligate, conduct

    Antonyms:
    bull

  14. hold, carry, bear(verb)

    support or hold in a certain manner

    "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"

    Synonyms:
    hold in, accept, run, declare, view as, carry, book, assume, concur, have, maintain, hold, moderate, sustain, take over, retain, nurse, stock, defy, support, persuade, turn out, guard, deport, prevail, behave, adjudge, endure, withstand, express, tolerate, deliver, channel, accommodate, curb, control, transmit, stomach, harbour, dribble, birth, stockpile, transport, check, hold back, stick out, brook, give, take hold, go for, take, deem, make, comport, obtain, acquit, apply, impart, pack, bind, stand, have got, pay, entertain, post, expect, have a bun in the oven, convey, restrain, keep, give birth, concord, keep back, oblige, throw, arrest, wear, extend, contain, sway, suffer, hold up, take for, harbor, abide, defend, put up, confine, agree, admit, reserve, digest, yield, gestate, halt, obligate, conduct

    Antonyms:
    bull

  15. have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, expect(verb)

    be pregnant with

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

    Synonyms:
    digest, abide, express, comport, tolerate, conceptualize, look, pack, have a bun in the oven, support, impart, require, behave, await, extend, run, sway, endure, put up, take, stick out, expect, deport, assume, pay, ask, take over, dribble, channel, carry, transport, stomach, birth, stock, hold, transmit, conceptualise, have, deliver, acquit, brook, yield, turn out, convey, persuade, post, conduct, suffer, contain, stand, accept, gestate, wait, wear, stockpile, conceive, anticipate, give birth

    Antonyms:
    bull

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bear

    To abide is to remain continuously without limit of time unless expressed by the context: "to-day I must abide at thy house," Luke xix, 5; "a settled place for thee to abide in forever," 1 Kings viii, 13; "Abide with me! fast falls the eventide," Lyte Hymn. Lodge, sojourn, stay, tarry, and wait always imply a limited time; lodge, to pass the night; sojourn, to remain temporarily; live, dwell, reside, to have a permanent home. Stop, in the sense of stay or sojourn, is colloquial, and not in approved use. Compare ENDURE; REST.

    Synonyms:
    abide, anticipate, await, bide, confront, continue, dwell, endure, expect, inhabit, live, lodge, remain, reside, rest, sojourn, stay, stop, tarry, tolerate, wait, watch

    Antonyms:
    abandon, avoid, depart, forfeit, forfend, journey, migrate, move, proceed, reject, resist, shun

    Preposition:
    Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bear

    Synonyms:
    carry, lift, transport, convey, maintain, uphold, suffer, undergo, support, tolerate, waft, yield, sustain, hold, harbor, entertain, fill, enact, endure, admit, produce, generate

    Antonyms:
    drop, refuse, decline, resign, expel, eject, resist, repel, protest, resent, reject

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    uphold, support, sustain, hold up

  2. bear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    carry, transport, convey, waft

  3. bear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    possess, have, hold

  4. bear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    endure, suffer, undergo, brook, tolerate, abide, put up with, bear with, take patiently or easily, have patience with, submit to

  5. bear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    admit, permit, allow, admit of, be capable of

  6. bear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    maintain, keep up, carry on

  7. bear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    entertain, cherish, harbor

  8. bear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    be answerable for, be charged with

  9. bear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    produce, yield

  10. bear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    10. generate, beget, bring forth, give birth to

  11. bear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exhibit, utter, show, give

  12. bear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    suffer, submit

  13. bear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    press, push, be oppressive

  14. bear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be fruitful, be prolific

  15. bear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] imply, intimate

  16. bear(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) be situated (with respect to the point of compass)

  17. bear(n.)

    Synonyms:
    BRUIN

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bears, shoulder, xiong, assume, wear, withstand, keep, carry, porter, oso, take, endure, dipper, have, pooh, hsiung, bring

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