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bear oneself

Definition of bear oneself


  1. :  to move, stand, or behave in a specified way <The soldier never failed to bear himself courageously on the battlefield.> <He always bore himself like a gentleman.>

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. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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