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present tense third-person singular of bear
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as in carries
to hold up or serve as a foundation for the wooden bridge will only bear one truck at a time

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as in packs
to wear or have on one's person the right to bear arms

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as in leads
to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction the path will bear north after that marked tree

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as in is
to occupy a place or location a hot, humid air mass is now bearing just south of the Gulf Coast

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as in yields
to produce as revenue an interest-bearing savings account

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noun

plural of bear

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“Bears.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bears. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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