Definition of cross to bear
- We all have our crosses to bear.
- The loss was a heavy cross for her to bear.
: a structure consisting of an upright with a transverse beam used especially by the ancient Romans for execution
: the cross on which Jesus was crucified
: to lie or be situated across
: to make the sign of the cross upon or over
: lying across or athwart
: moving across
: running counter : opposite
: not parallel : crisscross, crosswise
: 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
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