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Translation of "bear" - English-Spanish dictionary

bear

verb /beə/ ( past tense bore /boː/, past participle borne /boːn/)
(usually with cannot, could notetc) to put up with or endure aguantar, soportar I couldn’t bear it if he left.
to be able to support aguantar Will the table bear my weight?
(past participle in passive born /boːn/) to produce (children) dar a luz, parir She has borne (him) several children She was born on July 7.
to carry cargar, llevar The boxer was borne shoulder-high after his victory.
(formal) to have llevar The letter bore his signature.
to turn or fork desviarse The road bears left here.
bearable adjective
able to be endured soportable The pain was just about bearable.
bearer noun
a person or thing that bears portador I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we failed to win the contract.
bearing noun
manner, way of standing etc porte 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. cojinete
bearings noun plural
location, place on a map etc; The island’s bearings are 10° North, 24° West. coordenadas
bear down on phrasal verb
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 of the collapsed wall is bearing down on his chest.
bear fruit
to produce fruit dar fruto The apple tree is finally bearing fruit.
bear out phrasal verb
to support or confirm confirmar These results bear out what we predicted.
bear up phrasal verb
to keep up courage, strength etc (under strain) llevar con entereza, resistir She’s bearing up well considering the pressure she’s been under.
bear with phrasal verb
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 orientarse If we can find this hill, we’ll be able to get our bearings.
lose one’s bearings
to become uncertain of one’s position desorientarse They lost their bearings completely in the fog.
(Definition of bear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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