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bear on

 
Verb bear on has 4 senses
  1. refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on - have to do with or be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch - have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
    --2 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. push, bear on - press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate"
    --3 is one way to urge, urge on, press, exhort
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot bear on Sue
  4. continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve - keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"
    --4 is one way to keep, maintain, hold
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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