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Spanish translation of “bear”


verb /beə/ (past tense bore /boː/, past participle borne /boːn/)
(usually with cannot, could notetc) to put up with or endure I couldn’t bear it if he left. to be able to support Will the table bear my weight? (past participle in passive born /boːn/) to produce (children) She has borne (him) several children She was born on July 7. to carry He was borne shoulder-high after his victory. to have The cheque bore his signature. to turn or fork The road bears left here. bearable adjective able to be endured. bearer noun a person or thing that bears the bearer of bad news. bearing noun manner, way of standing etc a military bearing. (usually in plural sometimes short for ball-bearings) a part of a machine that has another part moving in or on it. bearings noun plural location, place on a map etc; The island’s bearings are 10 North, 24 West. bear down on to approach quickly and often threateningly
avanzar hacia alguien amenazadoramente
The angry teacher bore down on the child.
to exert pressure on
pesar sobre
The weight is bearing down on my chest.
bear fruit to produce fruit. bear out to support or confirm This bears out what you said. bear up to keep up courage, strength etc (under strain)
llevar con entereza, resistir
She’s bearing up well after her shock.
bear with to be patient with (someone)
tener paciencia, dar un minuto
Bear with me for a minute, and you’ll see what I mean.
find/get one’s bearings to find one’s position with reference to eg a known landmark If we can find this hill, I’ll be able to get my bearings. lose one’s bearings to become uncertain of one’s position He’s confused me so much that I’ve lost my bearings completely.
(Definition of bear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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