Translation of "bear" - English-Italian dictionary

bear

verb uk /beər/ us /beər/ present participle bearing, past tense bore, past participle borne

to accept someone or something bad

sopportare
I can’t bear her (= I dislike her very much). Non / la sopporto.
The pain was too much to bear. Il dolore era insopportabile.

to support something

sostenere
I don’t think that chair will bear his weight. Non credo che quella sedia possa sostenere il suo peso.

formal to give birth to young

dare alla luce
She had borne six children by the time she was 30. Aveva dato alla luce sei bambini prima di aver compiuto 30 anni.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /beər/ us /beər/

A2 a large, strong wild animal with thick fur

orso

(Translation of “bear” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)