bear englannista suomeksi
kestää, kantaa, kuljettaa, kannattaa, vastata, ottaa harteille
ottaa kannettavakseen, ottaa maksettavakseen
A rough, unmannerly, uncouth person. (defdate)
A state policeman (qualifier). (defdate)
1976 June, ''CB Magazine'', Communications Publication Corporation, Oklahoma City, June 40/3:
- ‘The bear's pulling somebody off there at 74,’ reported someone else.
A large, hairy man, especially one who is homosexual. (defdate)
1990, "Bears, gay men subculture materials" (publication title, Sexuality Collection|Human Sexuality Collection, Collection Level Periodical Record):
2004, Richard Goldstein, ''Why I'm Not a Bear'', in ''The Advocate'', number 913, 27 April 2004, page 72:
- I have everything it takes to be a bear: broad shoulders, full beard, semibald pate, and lots of body hair. But I don't want to be a fetish.
2006, Simon LeVay, Sharon McBride Valente, ''Human sexuality'':
- There are numerous social organizations for bears in most parts of the United States. Lesbians don't have such prominent sexual subcultures as gay men, although, as just mentioned, some lesbians are into BDSM practices.
The fifteenth Lenormand card.
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To carry upon one's person, especially visibly; to be equipped with.
To wear. (rfex)
To have or display (a mark or other feature).
1859, Charles Darwin, ''Origin of Species'' iv. 88:
- Male stag-beetles often bear wounds from the huge mandibles of other males.
To display (a particular heraldic device) on a shield or coat of arms; to be entitled to wear or use (a heraldic device) as a coat of arms. (defdate)
To present or exhibit (a particular outward appearance); to have (a certain look). (defdate)
1930, ''Essex Chronicle'' 18 April 9/5:
To have (a name, title, or designation). (defdate)
2013, D. Goldberg, ''Universe in Rearview Mirror'' iii. 99:
- ''Heinrich Olbers described the paradox that bears his name in 1823.''
To possess or enjoy (recognition, renown, a reputation, etc.); to have (a particular price, value, or worth). (defdate)
To have (an appendage, organ, etc.) as part of the body; to have (an appendage).
To carry or hold in the mind; to experience, entertain, harbour (an idea, feeling, or emotion).
To feel and show (respect, reverence, loyalty, etc.) to, towards, or unto a person or thing.
To possess inherently (a quality, attribute, power, or capacity); to have and display as an essential characteristic.
To have (a relation, correspondence, etc.) to something else. (defdate)
To give (written or oral testimony or evidence); (figurative) to provide or constitute (evidence or proof), give witness.
To have (a certain meaning, intent, or effect).
(RQ:Hawthorne Scarlet Lette)
- Her sentence bore that she should stand a certain time upon the platform.
To behave or conduct (oneself).
(RQ:Shakespeare Love's Labour's Lost)
To possess and use, to exercise (power or influence); to hold (an office, rank, or position).
- ''Every man should bear rule in his own house.''
To carry a burden or burdens. (defdate)
To take or bring (a person) with oneself; to conduct. (defdate)
(RQ:Shakespeare Comedy of Errors)
To support, sustain, or endure.
1700, John Dryden, "Meleager and Atalanta", in: ''The poetical works'', vol. 4, William Pickering, 1852, p. 169:
- ''I cannot, cannot bear; ’tis past , ’tis done; / Perish this impious , this detested son; (..)''
To sustain, or be answerable for (blame, expense, responsibility, etc.).
''The hirer must bear the cost of any repairs.''
- ''He shall bear their iniquities.''
1753, John Dryden, ''The Spanish Friar: or, the Double Discovery, Tonson and Draper, p. 64'':
- ''What have you gotten there under your arm, Daughter? somewhat, I hope, that will bear your Charges in your Pilgrimage.''
To admit or be capable of (a meaning); to suffer or sustain without violence, injury, or change.
- In all criminal cases the most favourable interpretation should be put on words that they can possibly bear.
To support, keep up, or maintain.
To afford, to be something to someone, to supply with something. (rfex)
1732–4, Alexander Pope, ''An Essay on Man'', Longmans, Green & Co, 1879, p. 10:
- (..) admitted to that equal sky, / His faithful dog shall bear him company.
To carry on, or maintain; to have. (rfex)
1693, John Locke, ''Some Thoughts Concerning Education'', § 98:
- (..) and he finds the Pleasure, and Credit of bearing a Part in the Conversation, and of having his Reasons sometimes approved and hearken'd to.
To push, thrust, press.
- ''These men therefore bear hard upon the suspected party.''
To take effect; to have influence or force; to be relevant.
Of a weapon, to be aimed at an enemy or other target.
2012, Ronald D. Utt, ''Ships of Oak, Guns of Iron''
- ''Constitution's'' gun crews crossed the deck to the already loaded larboard guns as Bainbridge wore the ship around on a larboard tack and recrossed his path in a rare double raking action to bring her guns to bear again on ''Java's'' damaged stern.
To produce, yield, give birth to.
To birth to (someone or something) (qualifier).
(RQ:Dryden Britannia Rediviv)
- Betwixt two seasons comes th' auspicious air, / This age to blossom, and the next to bear.
(RQ:Bacon Of Seeming Wis)
- Some think to bear it by speaking a great word.
April 5, 1549, (w), ''The Fifth Sermon Preached Before King Edward'' (probably not in original spelling)
- She was (..) found not guilty, through bearing of friends and bribing of the judge.
(alternative spelling of).
1800, Tuke, ''Agric.'', 119:
- There are several plots of those species of barley called big, which is six-rowed barley; or bear, which is four-rowed, cultivated.
1818, Marshall, ''Reports Agric.'', I. 191:
- Bigg or bear, with four grains on the ear, was the kind of barley.
1895, Dixon, ''Whittingham Vale'', 130:
- Two stacks of beare, of xx boules,
1908, ''Burns Chronicle and Club Directory'', page 151:
- (..) one wheat stack, one half-stack of corn, and a little hay, all standing in the barnyard; four stacks of bear in the barn, about three bolls of bear lying on the barn floor, two stacks of corn in the barn, (..)
1802-1816, ''Papers on Sutherland Estate Management'', published in 1972, Scottish History Society, ''Publications'':
- Your Horses are Getting Pease Straw, and looking very well. The 2 Stacks of Bear formerly mentioned as Put in by Mr Bookless is not fully dressed as yet so that I cannot say at present what Quantity they may Produce .
A pillowcase; a fabric case or covering as for a pillow.
1742, William Ellis, ''The London and Country Brewer ... Fourth Edition'', page 36:
- And, according to this, one of my Neighbours made a Bag, like a Pillow-bear, of the ordinary six-penny yard Cloth, and boiled his Hops in it half an Hour; then he took them out, and put in another Bag of the like Quantity of fresh Hops, (..)
1850, Samuel Tymms, ''Wills and Inventories from the Registers of the Commissary of Bury St. Edmunds and the Archdeacon of Sudbury'', page 116:
- ij payer of schete, ij pelows wt the berys,
1858, ''Journal of the Statistical Society of London'', page 409:
- 1641.—14 yards of femble cloth, 12s. ; 8 yards of linen, 6s. 8d. ; 20 yards of harden, 10s. ; 5 linen sheets, 1l. ; 7 linen pillow bears, 8s. ; 2 femble sheets and a line hard sheet, 10s. ; 3 linen towels, 4s. ; 6 lin curtains and a vallance, 12s. ; (..)
1905, Emily Wilder Leavitt, ''Palmer Groups: John Melvin of Charlestown and Concord, Mass. and His Descendants ; Gathered and Arranged for Mr. Lowell Mason Palmer of New York'', page 24:
- I give to my Grand Child Lidea Carpenter the Coverlid that her mother spun and my pillow bear and a pint Cup & my great Pott that belongs to the Pott and Trammels.
1941, Minnie Hite Moody, ''Long Meadows'', page 71:
- (..) a man's eyes played him false, sitting him before tables proper with damask and pewter, leading him to fall into beds gracious with small and large feather beds for softness and pillowed luxuriously under pretty checked linen pillow bears.