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  • 61bear — A dealer on a stock exchange, currency market, or commodity market who expects prices to fall. A bear market is one in which a dealer is more likely to sell securities, currency, or goods than to buy them. A bear may even sell securities,… …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 62Bear — An investor who believes a stock or the overall market will decline. A bear market is a prolonged period of falling stock prices, usually by 20% or more. Related: bull. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * bear bear [beə ǁ ber] noun… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 63bear up — Synonyms and related words: accost, advance, afford support, approach, appropinquate, approximate, assure, back, back up, be proof against, bear, bear down on, bear down upon, bear out, bear the brunt, bear up against, bear up under, bolster,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 64bear —    1. to be pregnant or to give birth    The standard English use makes us forget that anyone who lifts up a baby bears a child and is of child bearing age:     Asses are made to bear, and so are you. (Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew,… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 65bear — 1. n. a difficult task. □ This problem is a real bear. □ This is a bear of a job. I’ll be glad when it’s over. 2. n. an ugly woman. (Derogatory.) □ Tell the old bear to hold her tongue. □ …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 66bear — 1. noun /bɛə,bɛɚ/ a) A large omnivorous mammal, related to the dog and raccoon, having shaggy hair, a very small tail, and flat feet; a member of family Ursidae, particularly of subfamily Ursinae. Bears look for over priced securities to sell… …

    Wiktionary

  • 67bear — [OE] The two English words bear ‘carry’ and bear the animal come from completely different sources. The verb, Old English beran, goes back via Germanic *ber to Indo European *bher , which already contained the two central meaning elements that… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 68bear — I v 1.(all of animals) give birth, bring forth, lay, drop; litter, hatch, spawn, cast; foal, lamb, calve, whelp, pup, kitten. 2. produce, yield, give forth, blossom, flower, bear fruit, fructify; breed, conceive, beget, engender, germinate,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 69bear — verb 1) she was bearing a box Syn: carry, bring, transport, move, convey, take, fetch; informal tote 2) the bag bore my name Syn: display, be marked with, show, carry …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 70bear — [OE] The two English words bear ‘carry’ and bear the animal come from completely different sources. The verb, Old English beran, goes back via Germanic *ber to Indo European *bher , which already contained the two central meaning elements that… …

    Word origins

  • 71Bear — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Bear peut désigner : le nom breton du village de Bégard ; la ville de Bear, aux États Unis ; le code OTAN de l avion Tupolev Tu 95; Bear,… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 72bear — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. endure, tolerate; suffer; render, yield; hold, sustain; carry, transport, convey. See feeling, production, support, transportation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A bruin] Syn. ursus, cub, bar*, brownie*.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 73bear on — phrasal verb bear on or bear upon [transitive] Word forms bear on : present tense I/you/we/they bear on he/she/it bears on present participle bearing on past tense bore on past participle borne on bear on something to be connected with something… …

    English dictionary

  • 74Bear — This most interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational name, deriving from one of the various places in England called Beer and Beere; for example, Beer near Colyton in Devon, which appeared as Bera in the Domesday Book of… …

    Surnames reference

  • 75BEAR EP — Infobox Album Name = BEAR EP Type = EP Artist = Coaltar of the Deepers Released = December 5, 2007 (JP) Recorded = Genre = Rock/ambient Length = 15:53 Language = Japanese, English Label = musicmine (JP) Producer = Reviews = Last album = TORTOISE… …

    Wikipedia

  • 76Bear —    A native of the mountain regions of Western Asia, frequently mentioned in Scripture. David defended his flocks against the attacks of a bear (1 Sam. 17:34 37). Bears came out of the wood and destroyed the children who mocked the prophet Elisha …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 77bear v — I cannot bear to see a bear. Bear down upon a hare. When bare of hair he strips the hare, Right there I cry, Forbear! impregnable adj, boar n, overbearingly adv …

    English expressions

  • 78bear up — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms bear up : present tense I/you/we/they bear up he/she/it bears up present participle bearing up past tense bore up past participle borne up to behave in a brave way in a very sad or difficult situation bear… …

    English dictionary

  • 79bear —   1. Carry. Hāpai, hi i, hali, pa a; hā awe (on the back);    ♦ bear down, kaomi, kōmi.   2. Reproduce. Hānau, hāpai, hua, ho ohua.    ♦ Bear fruit or seed, ho ohua.   3. See turn.   4. See endure.   5. Animal. Pea.    ♦ Bear baiting …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 80bear — To support, sustain, or carry. To give rise to, or to produce, something else as an incident or auxiliary. To render, to manage, or direct, or to conduct; to carry on, or maintain. To produce as yield; e.g. bear interest. One who believes stock… …

    Black's law dictionary