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  Definition of bear on
  1. have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
  2. press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate"
  3. have to do with or be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"
  4. 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"
Similar Words: affect, impact, bear upon, touch on, touch, push, refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, continue, uphold, carry on, preserve

 

Hyponyms: strike a blow, repercuss, tell on, redound, stimulate, excite, process, treat, hydrolize, hydrolise, tinge, color, colour, distort, queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril, hit, strike, subject, trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother, influence, act upon, work, slam-dunk, nudge, bull, bull through, focus on, center on, revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on, center, apply, hold, go for, involve, affect, regard, matter to, interest, resume, restart, persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold on, perpetuate, prolong, sustain, keep up, mummify

 

Grouped Verbs: tug, labor, labour, push, drive, allude, touch, advert, continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep, go forward

 

Derivational Morphology: impact, wallop, impingement, encroachment, energy, push, get-up-and-go, applicability, pertinence, pertinency, reference, denotation, extension, preservation, upholder, maintainer, sustainer

 

 
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