Translation of "bear" - English-Portuguese dictionary


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

to accept someone or something bad

suportar, aguentar, tolerar
I can’t bear her (= I dislike her very much).
The pain was too much to bear.

to support something

aguentar, resistir
I don’t think that chair will bear his weight.

formal to give birth to young

dar à luz
She had borne six children by the time she was 30.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /beər/ us /beər/

A2 a large, strong wild animal with thick fur


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