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Definition of "bear on" [bear on]

  • To influence, have an effect on. (verb)
  • To be relevant to. (verb)

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Use "bear on" in a sentence
  • "Mrs. Marton hopes the case can be fully aired in the Western press as the last possible means of bringing pressure to bear on the government."
  • "Ginger, bleeding badly, tracked the gun right through the glowworm incandescence of the Eotech sight and brought the gun right to bear on what of Bob he could see or sense, even while rising to his feet."
  • "Every possible force and stress and every possible flight condition was brought to bear on the pilots as they whirled dizzily at the end of the fifty-foot-long arm."