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bear down

werkwoord

1 bear down

Exert a force with a heavy weight.

synoniemen: bear down on, drag down, press down on, weigh down.

Roget 173: be violent etc. adj.; run high; ferment, effervesce; romp, rampage, go on a rampage; run wild, run amuck, run riot; break the peace; rush, ... meer laten zien

Roget 885: be insolent etc. adj.; bluster, vapor, swagger, swell, give oneself airs, snap one's fingers, kick up a dust; swear etc. (affirm) ... meer laten zien



2 bear down

Contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery.

synoniem: overbear.

3 bear down

To make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle.

synoniem: charge.

4 bear down

Exert full strength.

5 bear down

Pay special attention to.

6 bear down

Exert a force or cause a strain upon.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: beat down, bring low, buckle down, couch, crush, debase, defeat, depress, detrude, do double duty, downbear, elucubrate, endeavor, get cracking, get cutting, go all out, haul down, hit the ball, hop to it, hotfoot ... meer laten zien.

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