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Synonyms for bear down

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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

How to say bear down in sign language?

  1. beardown

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