Definition of bear oneselfformal
- The soldier never failed to bear himself courageously on the battlefield.
- He always bore himself like a gentleman.
: 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
: to accept or allow oneself to be subjected to especially without giving way
: to call for as suitable or essential
: assume, accept
: a person's self : one's own self
: one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self
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