Definition of Bears

1. Noun. (plural of bear#Noun bear) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of bear) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bears

1. bear [v] - See also: bear

Medical Definition of Bears

1. Plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals of the family ursidae, having massive bodies, coarse heavy fur, relatively short limbs, and almost rudimentary tails. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bears

bearinglike
bearings
bearish
bearishly
bearishness
bearishnesses
bearleap
bearlike
bearling
bearly
bearnaise
bearnaise sauce
bearproof
bearproofed
bearproofing
bears (current term)
bears down
bears on
bears out
bears up
bears upon
bears witness
bearship
bearsite
bearskin
bearskins
bearthite
beartrap
beartraps
bearward

Literary usage of Bears

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1. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"bears are very, very smart. If they get food from a person once, they're likely to think it can happen again, and that's how you end up with bears in ..."

2. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation by Charles Darwin (1864)
"bears on natural selection—The term used in a wide sense—Geometrical powers of increase—Rapid increase of naturalised animals and plants—Nature of the ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"Another dietetic proverb ; though it now bears a different signification from ... Some Bulgarian shepherds, travelling the empire with performing bears and ..."

4. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion by James George Frazer (1900)
"... they believe that the ancestors of the clans were bears, deer, wolves, hares, and so forth; and that at death the members of each clan become bears, ..."

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