bear sb/sth out Definition in British English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of "bear sb/sth out" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

bear sb/sth out

phrasal verb with bear uk   /beər/  us   /ber/ verb (bore, borne or US also born)
to support the truth of something: His version of events just isn't borne out by the facts. If you tell them what happened I will bear you out (on it).
Translations of “bear sb/sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…作證,證明,證實…
in Russian подтверждать…
in Turkish birşeyin doğru, birinin haklı olduğunu ispat etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…作证,证明,证实…
in Polish potwierdzać czyjeś słowa/ coś…
(Definition of bear sb/sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of bear sb/sth out?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “bear sb/sth out” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
stretch the truth

to say something that is not completely honest in order to make someone or something seem better than it really is

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With the USA’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More