bear down on
Synonyms and Antonyms of bear
to push steadily against with some force you need to bear down on that cap a bit to get it to latch tightly Synonyms of bear down on press (down on), depress, shove, weigh (on or upon)Words Related to bear down on compress, mash, punch, squash, squeeze, squish, squoosh; compel, force, pressure; lean (on or against), muscle; drive, propel, thrust; compact, condense, constrict, contract, crush, scrunch, wring; cram, jam, jam-pack, pack, stuff, wedge
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