bear /'bar/ vb bore /'bōr/, borne, /'bōrn/, also, bornvt1: to physically carry (as an object or message)the right of the people to keep and bear arms — U.S. Constitution amend. II2: yieldthe stock will bear a dividend3 a: to admit of: allowwhatever price the market will bearb: assume acceptyou bear legal responsibility for himvi: to relate or have relevancewill admit evidence bear ing on her defense
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
acknowledge, acknowledge openly, adjure, admit, affirm, afford proof of, allege, allude to, argue, ascertain, assent, assert, assert absolutely, asseverate, assure, attest, authenticate, aver, avouch, avow, bring forward, bring to light, bring up, call to mind, certify, circumstantiate, cite, claim, contend, corroborate, declare, declare to be fact, demonstrate, denote, depone, depose, display, divulge, document, elucidate, emphasize, endorse, establish, evidence, evince, exemplify, exhibit, expose, express, formulate, furnish evidence, give evidence, give information, give one's word, give witness, guarantee, have evidence, illustrate, imply, indicate, inform, introduce, invoke, involve, maintain, make a statement, make an assertion, make evident, make reference to, make solemn, manifest, name, plead, pledge, point out, point to, present, proclaim, produce, produce the evidence, profess, promulgate, propound, prove, publish, ratify, refer to, represent, show, signify, stand firm, state as fact, state on oath, stipulate, submit, subscribe, substantiate, sustain, swear, take one's oath, testify, validate, verify, vindicate, vouch for, vow, warrant, witness to
associated concepts: bear false witness, bear witness
abet, aid, ally, assist, back, back up, bolster, brace, bulwark, buoy up, buttress, carry, champion, contribute to, cradle, cushion, ferre, finance, fortify, fortress, foster, furnish assistance, furnish support, furnish sustenance, garrison, gestare, give base, give foundation, give ground, give support, hold a brief for, hold up, justify, lend support, maintain, nourish, oblige, plead for, portare, promote, prop, provide for, rally to, reinforce, safeguard, sanction, second, shoulder, steady, strengthen, succor, supply aid, supply support, sustain, truss, upbear, uphold, vindicate
associated concepts: bear the expense, bear weight
abide, accede to, accept, acquiesce, adhere to, allow, approve, be lenient, be patient, be subjected to, brave, carry on, concede, condone, continue, endure, experience, forbear, go through, keep on, keep one's countenance, labor under, live through, meet with, obey, observe, pati, permit, persevere, persist in, plod, put up with, recognize, resign oneself, sanction, show forbearance, spare, stand, stand the strain, submit to, suffer, suffice, support, sustain, sustinere, take patiently, tolerare, treat with indulgence, undergo, weather
accrue, afford, aggrandize, allot, assign, augment, bestow, breed, bring about, bring forth, bring in a supply, cause, confer, contribute, convey, create, deliver, develop, dispense, earn, effectuate, emit, endow, engender, enlarge, equip, evolve, fructify, fund, furnish, gain, generate, give, give increase, grant, impart, make payment, make provision, manifest, minister to, multiply, offer, parere, pay back, procreate, produce, profit, proliferate, propagate, provide, provision, purvey, reinforce, remit, render, replenish, reproduce, restore, return, supply, surrender, transfer
associated concepts: bear interest
allow (endure), carry (transport), demean (deport oneself), endure (suffer), engender, produce (manufacture), propagate (increase), resist (withstand), suffer (sustain loss), tolerate, transmit, transport, yield (produce a return)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.