- A person who evokes boredom.
- synonyms: dullard
- A high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary.
- Diameter of a tube or gun barrel.
- A hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes.
- usage: "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature"
- synonyms: bear
- Cause to be born.
- usage: "My wife had twins yesterday"
- Put up with something or somebody unpleasant.
- usage: "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"
- Move while holding up or supporting.
- usage: "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
- synonyms: bear
- (v.) ()
- Take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person.
- usage: "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
- Contain or hold; have within.
- usage: "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
- Bring in.
- usage: "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually"
- Have on one's person.
- usage: "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"
- Behave in a certain manner.
- usage: "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
- Have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices.
- usage: "She bears the title of Duchess"; "He held the governorship for almost a decade"
- Support or hold in a certain manner.
- usage: "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
- Be pregnant with.
- usage: "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
- Cause to be bored.
- synonyms: tire
- Make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool.
- usage: "don't drill here, there's a gas pipe"; "drill a hole into the wall"; "drill for oil"; "carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall"
- synonyms: drill
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
|APA||WordNet. (2010). bore. Retrieved February 23, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/bore/definitions/1201926|
|Chicago||WordNet. 2010. "bore" http://smartdefine.org/bore/definitions/1201926 (accessed February 23, 2019).|
|Harvard||WordNet 2010, bore, Smart Define, viewed 23 February, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/bore/definitions/1201926>.|
|MLA||WordNet. "bore" 23 October 2010. Web. 23 February 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/bore/definitions/1201926>|