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bear fruit

Definition of bear fruit

  1. :  to be successful :  to produce a desired result or reward <All his plans have finally borne fruit.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  any of a family (Ursidae of the order Carnivora) of large heavy mammals of America and Eurasia that have long shaggy hair, rudimentary tails, and plantigrade feet and feed largely on fruit, plant matter, and insects as well as on flesh

    :  a surly, uncouth, burly, or shambling person

    :  one that sells securities or commodities in expectation of a price decline — compare bull

  1. :  to move while holding up and supporting (something)

    :  to be equipped or furnished with (something)

    :  behave, conduct

  1. :  a product of plant growth (as grain, vegetables, or cotton)

    :  the usually edible reproductive body of a seed plant

    :  one having a sweet pulp associated with the seed

  1. :  to bear fruit

    :  to cause to bear fruit

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of, relating to, or near a shore

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