bear off


Definition of bear off

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to ward off b :  to remove to a distance :  to keep off or clear from rubbing against anything bear off a boat

  3. 2 :  gain :  carry off (something, such as a prize)

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to steer away

  6. 2 :  to remove the backgammon pieces finally from the board after they are all home

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a brief usually trivial fact

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