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bearing

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bearing

  1. 1 the fact or state of being pertinent these new facts have some bearing on the case Synonyms applicability, pertinence, connection, materiality, relevance, relevancyRelated Words appositeness, appropriateness, aptness, felicitousness, fitness, fittingness, rightness, seemliness, suitability, suitableness; importance, significance; usefulnessNear Antonyms inappositeness, inappropriateness, inaptness, infelicity, unfitness, unsuitability; insignificance; meaninglessness, pointlessness, uselessnessAntonyms extraneousness, inapplicability, irrelevance, irrelevancy

  2. 2 the fact or state of having something in common I don't see any bearing between the quality of this bottle of wine and its rather exorbitant price Synonyms affinity, association, connection, kinship, liaison, linkage, relation, relationshipRelated Words correlation, interrelation; materiality, pertinence, relevance; bond, link, tie; affiliation, alliance, union; identicalness, sameness; alikeness, community, likeness, resemblance, similarity; accordance, agreement, conformity, congruity, correspondenceNear Antonyms variability, variance; incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness

  3. 3 the way or manner in which one conducts oneself always retained his military bearing, even after he entered politics Synonyms actions, address, behavior, comportment, conduct, demeanor, deportment, geste (also gest) [archaic]Related Words etiquette, form, manners, mores, proprieties; p's and q's; amenity, civility, courtesy, decorum, politeness; air, attitude, carriage, poise, pose, posture, presence; aspect, look, mien; formality, protocol, rules; custom, habit, habitude, pattern, practice (also practise), trick, wont; convention, fashion, form, mode, style; affectation, attribute, characteristic, mark, trait; distinctiveness, oddity, peculiarity, singularity, strangeness, uniqueness, weirdness


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