bear+upon

  • 1 bear upon — I verb advocate, affect, apply, apply to, cause, coax, concern, connect, have to do with, influence, insist, interest, involve, pertain, pertain to, press, pressure, recommend, refer, regard, relate, relate to, respect, rest on, tie in with,… …

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  • 2 bear upon — bear on / bear upon [v] concern affect, appertain to, apply, belong to, involve, pertain to, refer to, relate to, touch upon; concept 532 …

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  • 3 bear upon — 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… …

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  • 4 bear upon — verb have an effect upon (Freq. 1) Will the new rules affect me? • Syn: ↑affect, ↑impact, ↑bear on, ↑touch on, ↑touch • Derivationally related forms: ↑i …

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  • 5 bear upon — Synonyms and related words: abut on, act on, affect, answer to, appertain to, apply to, approach, assault, be based on, bear, bear on, belong to, bestraddle, bestride, boost, buck, bull, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bunt, butt, butt against,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 6 bear upon — verb a) To influence, have an effect upon. That ruling bears upon our application. b) To be relevant to. Syn: bear on …

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  • 7 bear upon — apply to, affect, have an influence on …

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  • 8 To bear upon — Bear Bear (b[^a]r), v. i. 1. To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness. [1913 Webster] This age to blossom, and the next to bear. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To suffer, as in carrying a burden. [1913 Webster] But man is born …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 bring pressure to bear upon — index compel, constrain (compel) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 bring the mind to bear upon — index focus Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 Bear — (b[^a]r), v. i. 1. To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness. [1913 Webster] This age to blossom, and the next to bear. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To suffer, as in carrying a burden. [1913 Webster] But man is born to bear.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 bear — vb 1 *carry, convey, transport, transmit Analogous words: *move, remove, shift, transfer: hold, *contain 2 Bear, produce, yield, turn out are comparable when they mean to bring forth as products. Bear usually implies a giving birth to offspring… …

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  • 13 bear — bear1 [ber] vt. BORE, borne (see 3), bearing, bore, born [ME beren < OE beran < IE base * bher , to carry, bring > L ferre, Gr pherein, Sans bharati, (he) bears] 1. a) to hold and take along; carry; transport b) to hold in the m …

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  • 14 bear on — / bear upon [v] concern affect, appertain to, apply, belong to, involve, pertain to, refer to, relate to, touch upon; concept 532 …

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  • 15 bear on — verb 1. be relevant to (Freq. 2) There were lots of questions referring to her talk My remark pertained to your earlier comments • Syn: ↑refer, ↑pertain, ↑relate, ↑concern, ↑come to …

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  • 16 bear — Synonyms and related words: Cape polecat, Tartar, abide, abide with, acquiesce, acquit, act, admit of, affect, afflict, afford, afford support, aim, allow, answer, ape, appertain, apply, assault, attend, author, avail, back, back up, bar, be… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 bear 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

  • 18 bear on — verb a) To influence, have an effect on. That ruling bears on our application. b) To be relevant to. Syn: bear upon …

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  • 19 Bear worship — (also known as the Bear Cult or Arctolatry) is the religious practice of the worshiping of bears found in many North American and North Eurasian ethnic circumpolar religions such as the Sami, Nivkhs, Ainu, [ Bledsoe, p.1] and pre christian Finns …

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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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