Bear in a sentence as a noun

It's a bit long, so please bear with me...I pre-ordered.

Oracle has stepped into a bear-trap in this case and is trying to extricate itself.

The right to bear arms is also, explicitly, a protection against tyranny BY the government.

What they did was abandon it and start an entirely new port to a different microkernel, Coyotos, which didn't bear fruit, either.

The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.

Bear in a sentence as a verb

It's probably a bad idea to bear arms these days, because saying "Officer, I have a weapon in the trunk of my car" might give him reason to shoot you in self defense5.

Yoga might have meant all those spiritual aspects you've outlined, but as practised here in the USA and even in India, none of those aspects are even remotely brought to bear.

Either our belief in the safety of our car is correct and this is a minor cost or we are wrong, in which case the right thing is for Tesla to bear the cost rather than the car buyer.

I understand this is a bit tangential to your point, but bear with me...Now, when you look at the way the US justice system actually does things, you get this perception of arbitrariness or even randomness.

Bear definitions


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


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


have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature"


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

See also: deliver birth have


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"


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


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


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

See also: accept assume


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

See also: hold carry contain


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

See also: yield


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

See also: wear


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

See also: behave acquit deport conduct comport carry


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

See also: hold


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

See also: hold carry


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

See also: carry gestate expect