bear down

Verb1.bear down - exert a force with a heavy weight; "The snow bore down on the roof"
2.bear down - to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork"
Synonyms: charge
3.bear down - contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery
Synonyms: overbear
4.bear down - exert full strength; "The pitcher bore down"
5.bear down - pay special attention to; "The lectures bore down on the political background"
6.bear down - exert a force or cause a strain upon; "This tax bears down on the lower middle class"
bear down on, drag down, press, press down on, weigh down
Translate bear down to German
beanie key
bear away
Bear baiting
bear cat
Bear caterpillar
bear claw
bear cub
Bear date
-- bear down --
bear down on
bear down upon
Bear garden
bear grass
bear hug
bear in mind
bear jam
Bear leader
bear market
bear oak
bear off
bear on
bear out
bear paw
Bear State
bear up
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