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Adjective bearing has 2 senses
  1. bearing - (of a structural member) withstanding a weight or strain
    nonbearing, dividing
  2. bearing - producing or yielding; "an interest-bearing note"; "fruit-bearing trees"
    unproductive (indirect, via productive)
Noun bearing has 6 senses
  1. bearing - relevant relation or interconnection; "those issues have no bearing on our situation"
    --1 is a kind of
  2. bearing, heading, aim - the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    --2 is a kind of direction, way
    --2 has particulars: tack
  3. bearing, comportment, presence, mien - dignified manner or conduct
    --3 is a kind of manner, personal manner
    --3 has particulars: dignity, lordliness, gravitas
    Derived form: verb bear10
  4. carriage, bearing, posture - characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good posture"
    --4 is a kind of bodily property
    --4 has particulars:
     walk, manner of walking; slouch; gracefulness; awkwardness, clumsiness
    Derived form: verb bear12
  5. charge, bearing, heraldic bearing, armorial bearing - heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
    --5 is a kind of heraldry
    --5 has particulars:
     annulet, roundel; chevron; fleur-de-lis, fleur-de-lys; ordinary
  6. bearing - a rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily
    --6 is a kind of
    --6 is a part of rotating mechanism
    --6 has particulars:
     ball bearing, needle bearing, roller bearing; fifth wheel; journal bearing; thrust bearing
Verb bear has 13 senses
  1. bear - have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature"
    --1 is one way to
    have, feature
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have - give birth (to a newborn); "My wife had twins yesterday!"
    --2 is one way to produce, bring forth
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up - put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
    --3 is one way to permit, allow, let, countenance
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot bear Sue
  4. bear - move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
    --4 is one way to
    transport, carry
    Derived forms: noun bearer1, noun bearer3, noun bearer2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  5. bear, turn out - bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"
    --5 is one way to make, create
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  6. bear, take over, accept, assume - take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
    --6 is one way to take
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. hold, bear, carry, contain - contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
    --7 is one way to include
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  8. yield, pay, bear - bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
    --8 is one way to gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  9. wear, bear - have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"
    --9 is one way to have, feature
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry - behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
    --10 is a kind of hold, carry, bear; act, move
    Derived form: noun bearing3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  11. bear, hold - have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; "She bears the title of Duchess"; "He held the governorship for almost a decade"
    --11 is one way to have, have got, hold
    Derived form: noun bearer4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. hold, carry, bear - support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
    Derived form: noun bearing4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  13. have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, expect - be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
    --13 is one way to give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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