Translation of "bear" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /beər/ us past tense bore, past participle borne

B2 to accept someone or something unpleasant

tahammül etmek, kaldırmak, dayanmak, katlanmak
She couldn't bear the thought of him suffering.
I like her, but I can't bear her friends.
[ + to do sth ] How can you bear to watch?
The pain was too much to bear.
bear a resemblance/relation, etc to sb/sth

to be similar to someone or something

He bears a striking resemblance to his father.
CARRY formal

to carry something

He came in, bearing a tray of drinks.

to support the weight of something

çekmek, götürmek, kaldırmak
I don't think that chair will bear his weight.
bear the responsibility/cost, etc

to accept that you are responsible for something, you should pay for something, etc

sorumluluğu üstlenmek, maliyetine katlanmak, sonucuna razı olmak
He must bear some responsibility for the appalling conditions in the prison.

to continue to have a bad feeling towards someone

çekmek, katlanmak, tahammül etmek
They were rude to her in the past, but she's not the kind of woman who bears grudges (= continues to be angry).

to give birth to a child

doğurmak, dünyaya getirmek
She has been told that she will never bear children.

to have or show a particular name, picture, or symbol

hususi bir isim, resim veya sembolü olmak, göstermek
The shop bore his family name.
bear left/right

to turn left or right

sola/sağa dönmek
Bear right at the next set of traffic lights.
→ See also bear fruit , grin and bear it

(Translation of “bear verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)