bear no relation to

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of bear no relation to

:to not be connected in any way
  • This movie bears no relation to the book by the same title.

Word by Word Definitions

bear play
  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

  2. : a surly, uncouth, burly, or shambling person

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

  1. : to accept or allow oneself to be subjected to especially without giving way

  2. : to call for as suitable or essential

  3. : assume, accept

relation play
  1. : the act of telling or recounting : account

  2. : an aspect or quality (such as resemblance) that connects two or more things or parts as being or belonging or working together or as being of the same kind

  3. : the referring by a legal fiction of an act to a prior date as the time of its taking effect


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