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  • 1 bear out — (something) to support the truth of something. Every opinion poll taken bears out our belief that a different jury would have reached a different verdict. Usage notes: often used in the form borne out by: Her theories were not borne out by the… …

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  • 2 bear out — ► bear out support or confirm. Main Entry: ↑bear …

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  • 3 bear out — index attest, certify (attest), corroborate, document, evidence, justify, substantiate, support ( …

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  • 4 bear out — [v] substantiate authenticate, confirm, corroborate, endorse, justify, prove, substantiate, support, uphold, validate, verify, vindicate; concepts 50,88,97 …

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  • 5 bear out — verb support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm (Freq. 3) The stories and claims were born out by the evidence • Syn: ↑corroborate, ↑underpin, ↑support • Derivationally related forms: ↑support ( …

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  • 6 bear out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms bear out : present tense I/you/we/they bear out he/she/it bears out present participle bearing out past tense bore out past participle borne out to show that something is true or that someone is telling the… …

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  • 7 bear out — {v.} To show to be right; prove; support. * /Modern findings do not bear out the old belief that the earth is flat./ * /Seward s faith in his purchase of Alaska was borne out, even though it was once called Seward s Folly. / …

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  • 8 bear out — {v.} To show to be right; prove; support. * /Modern findings do not bear out the old belief that the earth is flat./ * /Seward s faith in his purchase of Alaska was borne out, even though it was once called Seward s Folly. / …

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  • 9 bear\ out — v To show to be right; prove; support. Modern findings do not bear out the old belief that the earth is flat. Seward s faith in his purchase of Alaska was borne out, even though it was once called Seward s Folly …

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  • 10 bear out — verb To corroborate, prove, or confirm; to demonstrate; to provide evidence for. It was a promising idea, but the evidence did not bear out their theory …

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  • 11 bear out — Synonyms and related words: affirm, afford support, attest, authenticate, back, back up, bear, bear up, bolster, bolster up, buttress, certify, circumstantiate, confirm, corroborate, crutch, document, finance, fortify, fund, give support, hold up …

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  • 12 bear out — PHRASAL VERB If someone or something bears a person out or bears out what that person is saying, they support what that person is saying. [V P n (not pron)] Recent studies have borne out claims that certain perfumes can bring about profound… …

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  • 13 bear out — transitive verb Date: 15th century confirm, substantiate < a theory born out by data > …

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  • 14 bear out — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. confirm, substantiate, support; see prove . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To assure the certainty or validity of: attest, authenticate, back (up), confirm, corroborate, evidence, justify, substantiate, testify (to),… …

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  • 15 bear out — show to be true, prove correct …

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  • 16 bear out — Maintain, support, defend, uphold, justify, make good, vindicate, corroborate, confirm, sustain …

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  • 17 bear out something — bear out (something) to support the truth of something. Every opinion poll taken bears out our belief that a different jury would have reached a different verdict. Usage notes: often used in the form borne out by: Her theories were not borne out… …

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  • 18 To bear out — Bear Bear (b[^a]r), v. t. [imp. {Bore} (b[=o]r) (formerly {Bare} (b[^a]r)); p. p. {Born} (b[^o]rn), {Borne} (b[=o]rn); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bearing}.] [OE. beren, AS. beran, beoran, to bear, carry, produce; akin to D. baren to bring forth, G. geb[… …

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  • 19 Bear — (b[^a]r), v. t. [imp. {Bore} (b[=o]r) (formerly {Bare} (b[^a]r)); p. p. {Born} (b[^o]rn), {Borne} (b[=o]rn); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bearing}.] [OE. beren, AS. beran, beoran, to bear, carry, produce; akin to D. baren to bring forth, G. geb[ a]ren, Goth …

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  • 20 bear — Ⅰ. bear [1] ► VERB (past bore; past part. borne) 1) carry. 2) have as a quality or visible mark. 3) support (a weight). 4) (bear oneself) behave in a specified manner: she bore herself w …

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