Meaning of “bear up” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"bear up" in American English

See all translations

bear up

phrasal verb with bear us /beər/ verb past tense bore /bɔr, boʊr/ , past participle borne /bɔrn, boʊrn/

to show bravery despite difficulties:

How is Carmine bearing up since his wife died?

(Definition of “bear up” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)