bear little relationship to/with

idiom

: to be very different from : to have no obvious connection to
Her earlier paintings bear little relationship to her later work.

Examples of bear little relationship to/with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Because the system can generate novel proteins that bear little relationship to natural proteins and yet perform the same function, it could be used to find medicines that will be as effective as existing ones, but produce fewer side effects. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, 26 Jan. 2023 But the current formulas still bear little relationship to companies’ bottom lines, the WSJ analysis found. Collin Eaton, WSJ, 2 Oct. 2020

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'bear little relationship to/with.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near bear little relationship to/with

bear leader

bear little relationship to/with

bear market

Cite this Entry

“Bear little relationship to/with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bear%20little%20relationship%20to%2Fwith. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!