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Detailed Synonyms for bore in English

bore:

to bore verb (bores, bored, boring)

  1. to bore
    be boring; to bore
  2. to bore
    to bore; to drill
    • bore verb (bores, bored, boring)
    • drill verb (drills, drilled, drilling)
  3. to bore
    – make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool 1
    to bore; to drill
    – make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool 1
    • bore verb (bores, bored, boring)
      • carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall1
    • drill verb (drills, drilled, drilling)
      • don't drill here, there's a gas pipe1
      • drill a hole into the wall1
      • drill for oil1
  4. to bore
    – cause to be bored 1
    to bore; to tire; tyre
    – cause to be bored 1
    • bore verb (bores, bored, boring)
    • tire verb, American (tires, tired, tiring)
    • tyre verb, British

Conjugations for bore:

present
  1. bore
  2. bore
  3. bores
  4. bore
  5. bore
  6. bore
simple past
  1. bored
  2. bored
  3. bored
  4. bored
  5. bored
  6. bored
present perfect
  1. have bored
  2. have bored
  3. has bored
  4. have bored
  5. have bored
  6. have bored
past continuous
  1. was boring
  2. were boring
  3. was boring
  4. were boring
  5. were boring
  6. were boring
future
  1. shall bore
  2. will bore
  3. will bore
  4. shall bore
  5. will bore
  6. will bore
continuous present
  1. am boring
  2. are boring
  3. is boring
  4. are boring
  5. are boring
  6. are boring
subjunctive
  1. be bored
  2. be bored
  3. be bored
  4. be bored
  5. be bored
  6. be bored
diverse
  1. bore!
  2. let's bore!
  3. bored
  4. boring
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

bore [the ~] noun

  1. the bore
    the diameter; the bore; the calibre; the caliber
  2. the bore
    the nuisance; the pain in the neck; the bore; the troublemaker; the pest; the handful
  3. the bore
    – a person who evokes boredom 1
    the yellowbelly; the bugger
    the nag
    – someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault 1
    • nag [the ~] noun
    the pain in the ass
    – something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness 1
    the creep
    – someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric 1
    the bore
    – a person who evokes boredom 1
    the pain in the neck
    – a bothersome annoying person 1
  4. the bore
    – a person who evokes boredom 1
    the bore; the dullard
    – a person who evokes boredom 1
  5. the bore
    – a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes 1
    the bore; the drill hole; the bore-hole
    – a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes 1
  6. the bore
    – diameter of a tube or gun barrel 1
    the gauge; the bore; the caliber; the calibre
    – diameter of a tube or gun barrel 1
  7. the bore
    – a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) 1
    the eager; the bore; the tidal bore; the aegir; the eagre
    – a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) 1

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Related Definitions for "bore":

  1. a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes1
  2. diameter of a tube or gun barrel1
  3. a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)1
  4. a person who evokes boredom1
  5. make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool1
    • carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall1
  6. cause to be bored1

bear:

to bear verb (bears, bearing)

  1. to bear
    to bear; to persist; to endure; to stand; to tolerate
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
    • persist verb (persists, persisted, persisting)
    • endure verb (endures, endured, enduring)
    • stand verb (stands, stood, standing)
    • tolerate verb (tolerates, tolerated, tolerating)
  2. to bear
    to bear
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
  3. to bear
    to bear; to sustain; to endure; to stand
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
    • sustain verb (sustains, sustained, sustaining)
    • endure verb (endures, endured, enduring)
    • stand verb (stands, stood, standing)
  4. to bear
    to stand; to bear; to endure
    • stand verb (stands, stood, standing)
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
    • endure verb (endures, endured, enduring)
  5. to bear
    to bear; to carry; to carry along
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
    • carry verb (carries, carried, carrying)
    • carry along verb (carry along, carried along, carrying along)
  6. to bear
    to bear; to take
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
    • take verb (takes, took, taking)
  7. to bear
    – have on one's person 1
    to bear; to wear
    – have on one's person 1
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
      • bear a scar1
    • wear verb (wears, wore, wearing)
      • He wore a red ribbon1
  8. to bear
    – cause to be born 1
    to bear; to have; to deliver; birth; to give birth
    – cause to be born 1
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
    • have verb (has, had, having)
      • My wife had twins yesterday!1
    • deliver verb (delivers, delivered, delivering)
    • birth verb
    • give birth verb (gives birth, gave birth, giving birth)
  9. to bear
    – be pregnant with 1
    to bear; to expect; to carry; gestate; have a bun in the oven
    – be pregnant with 1
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
      • She is bearing his child1
    • expect verb (expects, expected, expecting)
      • The are expecting another child in January1
    • carry verb (carries, carried, carrying)
      • I am carrying his child1
    • gestate verb
  10. to bear
    – move while holding up or supporting 1
    to bear
    – move while holding up or supporting 1
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
      • bear a heavy load1
      • bear news1
      • bearing orders1
  11. to bear
    – support or hold in a certain manner 1
    to bear; to hold; to carry
    – support or hold in a certain manner 1
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
    • hold verb (holds, held, holding)
      • She holds her head high1
    • carry verb (carries, carried, carrying)
      • He carried himself upright1
  12. to bear
    – bring forth, 1
    to bear; to turn out
    – bring forth, 1
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
      • The apple tree bore delicious apples this year1
      • The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers1
    • turn out verb (turns out, turned out, turning out)
  13. to bear
    – bring in 1
    to yield; to bear; to pay
    – bring in 1
    • yield verb (yields, yielded, yielding)
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
      • interest-bearing accounts1
    • pay verb (pays, paid, paying)
      • How much does this savings certificate pay annually?1
  14. to bear
    – take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person 1
    to assume; to bear; to accept; to take over
    – take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person 1
    • assume verb (assumes, assumed, assuming)
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
      • She agreed to bear the responsibility1
    • accept verb (accepts, accepted, accepting)
      • I'll accept the charges1
    • take over verb (takes over, took over, taking over)
  15. to bear
    – have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices 1
    to bear; to hold
    – have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices 1
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
      • She bears the title of Duchess1
    • hold verb (holds, held, holding)
      • He held the governorship for almost a decade1
  16. to bear
    – behave in a certain manner 1
    to conduct; to bear; to carry; to behave; to deport; comport; acquit
    – behave in a certain manner 1
    • conduct verb (conducts, conducted, conducting)
      • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times1
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
      • he bore himself with dignity1
    • carry verb (carries, carried, carrying)
      • She carried herself well1
    • behave verb (behaves, behaved, behaving)
    • deport verb (deports, deported, deporting)
    • comport verb
    • acquit verb
  17. to bear
    – have 1
    to bear
    – have 1
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
      • bear a resemblance1
      • bear a signature1
  18. to bear
    – contain or hold; have within 1
    to contain; to bear; to hold; to carry
    – contain or hold; have within 1
    • contain verb (contains, contained, containing)
      • This can contains water1
    • bear verb (bears, bearing)
    • hold verb (holds, held, holding)
      • The canteen holds fresh water1
    • carry verb (carries, carried, carrying)
      • The jar carries wine1

Conjugations for bear:

present
  1. bear
  2. bear
  3. bears
  4. bear
  5. bear
  6. bear
present perfect
  1. have bore
  2. have bore
  3. has bore
  4. have bore
  5. have bore
  6. have bore
past continuous
  1. was bearing
  2. were bearing
  3. was bearing
  4. were bearing
  5. were bearing
  6. were bearing
future
  1. shall bear
  2. will bear
  3. will bear
  4. shall bear
  5. will bear
  6. will bear
continuous present
  1. am bearing
  2. are bearing
  3. is bearing
  4. are bearing
  5. are bearing
  6. are bearing
subjunctive
  1. be bore
  2. be bore
  3. be bore
  4. be bore
  5. be bore
  6. be bore
diverse
  1. bear!
  2. let's bear!
  3. bore
  4. bearing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

bear [the ~] noun

  1. the bear
    – massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws 1
    the bear
    – massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws 1
  2. the bear
    – an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price 1
    the bear
    – an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price 1

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Related Definitions for "bear":

  1. massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws1
  2. an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price1
  3. have on one's person1
    • bear a scar1
  4. cause to be born1
  5. be pregnant with1
    • She is bearing his child1
  6. move while holding up or supporting1
    • bear a heavy load1
    • bear news1
    • bearing orders1
  7. support or hold in a certain manner1
  8. bring forth,1
    • The apple tree bore delicious apples this year1
    • The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers1
  9. bring in1
    • interest-bearing accounts1
  10. take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person1
    • She agreed to bear the responsibility1
  11. have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices1
    • She bears the title of Duchess1
  12. behave in a certain manner1
    • he bore himself with dignity1
  13. have1
    • bear a resemblance1
    • bear a signature1
  14. contain or hold; have within1

Related Synonyms for bore