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  1. drag down, bear down, bear down on, press down on, weigh down(verb)

    exert a force with a heavy weight

    "The snow bore down on the roof"

    Synonyms:
    charge, overbear, press down on, drag down, bear down on, weigh on, bear down upon, weigh down

  2. bear down, overbear(verb)

    contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery

    Synonyms:
    weigh down, drag down, bear down on, press down on, charge, overbear

  3. charge, bear down(verb)

    to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle

    "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork"

    Synonyms:
    saddle, institutionalize, buck, shoot down, commove, turn on, shoot, appoint, institutionalise, agitate, weigh down, rouse, overbear, consign, accuse, point, burden, file, bill, tear, level, press down on, bear down on, blame, load, charge, commit, drag down, charge up, excite, lodge, send

  4. bear down(verb)

    exert full strength

    "The pitcher bore down"

    Synonyms:
    weigh down, drag down, bear down on, press down on, charge, overbear

  5. bear down(verb)

    pay special attention to

    "The lectures bore down on the political background"

    Synonyms:
    weigh down, drag down, bear down on, press down on, charge, overbear

  6. bear down(verb)

    exert a force or cause a strain upon

    "This tax bears down on the lower middle class"

    Synonyms:
    weigh down, drag down, bear down on, press down on, charge, overbear

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bear down

    Synonyms:
    overwhelm, oppress, crush

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How to use bear down in a sentence?

  1. Mike Porras:

    No one wants to put a bear down, but when a bear is not afraid of humans or is approaching humans, that is a cause for concern.

  2. Ramin Anwari:

    It is really important to bear down with the momentum because of Farkhunda.

  3. Bryan Johnson:

    The future is like a Category 5 hurricane that’s going to bear down on us with so much force the single greatest thing we can do as a species is work on our adaptability to change.

  4. John Gant:

    I felt comfortable, felt fine, felt strong, you know, just threw too many non-competitive pitches and some of those borderline calls were balls, just didn’t go my way, but not here to make excuses, I got to bear down and throw more strikes.

  5. Tyler Bertuzzi:

    We just weren’t good defensively, we needed to be better on the power play, and I thought we did a good job of that. I thought our PK wasn't too bad either. Just 5-on-5, we just needed to bear down a little bit more.

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