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Bear vs. Effect

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Bearnoun

A large omnivorous mammal, related to the dog and raccoon, having shaggy hair, a very small tail, and flat feet; a member of family Ursidae.

Effectnoun

The result or outcome of a cause. See usage notes below.

‘The effect of the hurricane was a devastated landscape.’;

Bearnoun

(figuratively) A rough, unmannerly, uncouth person.

Effectnoun

Impression left on the mind; sensation produced.

Bearnoun

(finance) An investor who sells commodities, securities, or futures in anticipation of a fall in prices.

Effectnoun

Execution; performance; realization; operation.

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Bearnoun

A state policeman short for smokey bear.

Effectnoun

(uncountable) The state of being binding and enforceable, as in a rule, policy, or law.

‘The new law will come into effect on the first day of next year.’;

Bearnoun

(slang) A large, hairy man, especially one who is homosexual.

Effectnoun

(filmology) An illusion produced by technical means (as in "special effect")

‘The effect of flying was most convincing.’;

Bearnoun

(engineering) A portable punching machine.

Effectnoun

(sound engineering) An alteration, or device for producing an alteration, in sound after it has been produced by an instrument.

‘I use an echo effect here to make the sound more mysterious.’; ‘I just bought a couple of great effects.’;

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Bearnoun

(nautical) A block covered with coarse matting, used to scour the deck.

Effectnoun

A scientific phenomenon, usually named after its discoverer.

‘Doppler effect’;

Bearnoun

(cartomancy) The fifteenth Lenormand card.

Effectnoun

(usually plural) Belongings, usually as personal effects.

Bearnoun

(colloquial) Something difficult or tiresome; a burden or chore.

‘That window can be a bear to open.’;

Effectnoun

Consequence intended; purpose; meaning; general intent; with to.

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Bearverb

To endeavour to depress the price of, or prices in.

‘to bear a railroad stock’; ‘to bear the market’;

Effectnoun

(obsolete) Reality; actual meaning; fact, as distinguished from mere appearance.

Bearverb

(transitive) To support or sustain; to hold up.

‘This stone bears most of the weight.’;

Effectnoun

(obsolete) Manifestation; expression; sign.

Bearverb

(transitive) To carry something.

Effectverb

To make or bring about; to implement.

‘The best way to effect change is to work with existing stakeholders.’;

Bearverb

(transitive) To be equipped with (something).

‘the right to bear arms’;

Effectverb

misspelling of affect

Bearverb

(transitive) To wear or display.

‘The shield bore a red cross.’;

Effectnoun

Execution; performance; realization; operation; as, the law goes into effect in May.

‘That no compunctious visitings of natureShake my fell purpose, nor keep peace betweenThe effect and it.’;

Bearverb

To declare as testimony.

‘The jury could see he was bearing false witness.’;

Effectnoun

Manifestation; expression; sign.

‘All the large effectsThat troop with majesty.’;

Bearverb

(ambitransitive) To put up with something.

‘I would never move to Texas—I can't bear heat.’; ‘Please bear with me as I try to find the book you need.’;

Effectnoun

In general: That which is produced by an agent or cause; the event which follows immediately from an antecedent, called the cause; result; consequence; outcome; fruit; as, the effect of luxury.

‘The effect is the unfailing index of the amount of the cause.’;

Bearverb

(transitive) To give birth to someone or something may take the father of the direct object as an indirect object.

‘In Troy she becomes Paris’ wife, bearing him several children, all of whom die in infancy.’;

Effectnoun

Impression left on the mind; sensation produced.

‘Patchwork . . . introduced for oratorical effect.’; ‘The effect was heightened by the wild and lonely nature of the place.’;

Bearverb

(ambitransitive) To produce or yield something, such as fruit or crops.

Effectnoun

Power to produce results; efficiency; force; importance; account; as, to speak with effect.

Bearverb

(intransitive) To be, or head, in a specific direction or azimuth (from somewhere).

‘The harbour bears north by northeast.’; ‘By my readings, we're bearing due south, so we should turn about ten degrees east.’; ‘Great Falls bears north of Bozeman.’; ‘We are bearing toward the north side of the island.’;

Effectnoun

Consequence intended; purpose; meaning; general intent; - with to.

‘They spake to her to that effect.’;

Bearverb

(intransitive) To veer slightly in one direction (left or right, usually at a fork in the road)

Effectnoun

The purport; the sum and substance.

Bearverb

(intransitive) To suffer, as in carrying a burden.

Effectnoun

Reality; actual meaning; fact, as distinguished from mere appearance.

‘No other in effect than what it seems.’;

Bearverb

(intransitive) To endure with patience; to be patient.

Effectnoun

Goods; movables; personal estate; - sometimes used to embrace real as well as personal property; as, the people escaped from the town with their effects.

‘Resolving all events, with their effectsAnd manifold results, into the willAnd arbitration wise of the Supreme.’; ‘Shun the bitter consequence, for know,The day thou eatest thereof, . . . thou shalt die.’;

Bearverb

To press.

Effectverb

To produce, as a cause or agent; to cause to be.

‘So great a body such exploits to effect.’;

Bearverb

Of a weapon, to be aimed at an enemy or other target.

Effectverb

To bring to pass; to execute; to enforce; to achieve; to accomplish.

‘To effect that which the divine counsels had decreed.’; ‘They sailed away without effecting their purpose.’;

Bearverb

To take effect; to have influence or force; to be relevant.

‘to bring arguments to bear’; ‘How does this bear on the question?’;

Effectnoun

a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon;

‘the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise’; ‘his decision had depressing consequences for business’; ‘he acted very wise after the event’;

Bearverb

(transitive) To have a certain meaning, intent, or effect.

Effectnoun

an outward appearance;

‘he made a good impression’; ‘I wanted to create an impression of success’; ‘she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting’;

Bearverb

To conduct; to bring (a person).

Effectnoun

(of a law) having legal validity;

‘the law is still in effect’;

Bearverb

(transitive) To possess and use (power, etc.); to exercise.

Effectnoun

a symptom caused by an illness or a drug;

‘the effects of sleep loss’; ‘the effect of the anesthetic’;

Bearverb

(transitive) To possess mentally; to carry or hold in the mind; to entertain; to harbour.

Effectnoun

an impression (especially one that is artificial or contrived);

‘he just did it for effect’;

Bearverb

To gain or win.

Effectnoun

the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

Bearverb

(transitive) To sustain, or be answerable for (blame, expense, responsibility, etc.).

Effectverb

produce;

‘The scientists set up a shockwave’;

Bearverb

(transitive) To carry on, or maintain; to have.

Effectverb

act so as to bring into existence;

‘effect a change’;

Bearverb

(transitive) To admit or be capable of (a meaning); to suffer or sustain without violence, injury, or change.

Bearverb

To behave or conduct (oneself).

Bearverb

(transitive) To afford; to be (something) to; to supply with.

Bearadjective

Characterized by declining prices in securities markets or by belief that the prices will fall.

‘The great bear market starting in 1929 scared a whole generation of investors.’;

Bearverb

To support or sustain; to hold up.

Bearverb

To support and remove or carry; to convey.

‘I 'll bear your logs the while.’;

Bearverb

To conduct; to bring; - said of persons.

‘Bear them to my house.’;

Bearverb

To possess and use, as power; to exercise.

‘Every man should bear rule in his own house.’;

Bearverb

To sustain; to have on (written or inscribed, or as a mark), as, the tablet bears this inscription.

Bearverb

To possess or carry, as a mark of authority or distinction; to wear; as, to bear a sword, badge, or name.

Bearverb

To possess mentally; to carry or hold in the mind; to entertain; to harbor

‘The ancient grudge I bear him.’;

Bearverb

To endure; to tolerate; to undergo; to suffer.

‘Should such a man, too fond to rule alone,Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne.’; ‘I cannot bearThe murmur of this lake to hear.’; ‘My punishment is greater than I can bear.’;

Bearverb

To gain or win.

‘Some think to bear it by speaking a great word.’; ‘She was . . . found not guilty, through bearing of friends and bribing of the judge.’;

Bearverb

To sustain, or be answerable for, as blame, expense, responsibility, etc.

‘He shall bear their iniquities.’; ‘Somewhat that will bear your charges.’;

Bearverb

To render or give; to bring forward.

Bearverb

To carry on, or maintain; to have.

Bearverb

To admit or be capable of; that is, to suffer or sustain without violence, injury, or change.

‘In all criminal cases the most favorable interpretation should be put on words that they can possibly bear.’;

Bearverb

To manage, wield, or direct.

‘Hath he borne himself penitently in prison?’;

Bearverb

To afford; to be to; to supply with.

‘His faithful dog shall bear him company.’;

Bearverb

To bring forth or produce; to yield; as, to bear apples; to bear children; to bear interest.

‘Here dwelt the man divine whom Samos bore.’;

Bearverb

To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness.

‘This age to blossom, and the next to bear.’;

Bearverb

To suffer, as in carrying a burden.

‘But man is born to bear.’;

Bearverb

To endure with patience; to be patient.

‘I can not, can not bear.’;

Bearverb

To press; - with on or upon, or against.

‘These men bear hard on the suspected party.’;

Bearverb

To take effect; to have influence or force; as, to bring matters to bear.

Bearverb

To relate or refer; - with on or upon; as, how does this bear on the question?

Bearverb

To have a certain meaning, intent, or effect.

‘Her sentence bore that she should stand a certain time upon the platform.’;

Bearverb

To be situated, as to the point of compass, with respect to something else; as, the land bears N. by E.

Bearverb

To endeavor to depress the price of, or prices in; as, to bear a railroad stock; to bear the market.

Bearnoun

A bier.

Bearnoun

Any species of the genus Ursus, and of the closely allied genera. Bears are plantigrade Carnivora, but they live largely on fruit and insects.

Bearnoun

An animal which has some resemblance to a bear in form or habits, but no real affinity; as, the woolly bear; ant bear; water bear; sea bear.

Bearnoun

One of two constellations in the northern hemisphere, called respectively the Great Bear and the Lesser Bear, or Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.

Bearnoun

Metaphorically: A brutal, coarse, or morose person.

Bearnoun

A person who sells stocks or securities for future delivery in expectation of a fall in the market.

Bearnoun

A portable punching machine.

Bearnoun

A block covered with coarse matting; - used to scour the deck.

Bearnoun

Barley; the six-rowed barley or the four-rowed barley, commonly the former (Hordeum hexastichon or Hordeum vulgare).

Bearnoun

massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws

Bearnoun

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

Bearverb

have;

‘bear a resemblance’; ‘bear a signature’;

Bearverb

give birth (to a newborn);

‘My wife had twins yesterday!’;

Bearverb

put up with something or somebody unpleasant;

‘I cannot bear his constant criticism’; ‘The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks’; ‘he learned to tolerate the heat’; ‘She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage’;

Bearverb

move while holding up or supporting;

‘Bear gifts’; ‘bear a heavy load’; ‘bear news’; ‘bearing orders’;

Bearverb

bring forth,

‘The apple tree bore delicious apples this year’; ‘The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers’;

Bearverb

take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person;

‘I'll accept the charges’; ‘She agreed to bear the responsibility’;

Bearverb

contain or hold; have within;

‘The jar carries wine’; ‘The canteen holds fresh water’; ‘This can contains water’;

Bearverb

bring in;

‘interest-bearing accounts’; ‘How much does this savings certificate pay annually?’;

Bearverb

have on one's person;

‘He wore a red ribbon’; ‘bear a scar’;

Bearverb

behave in a certain manner;

‘She carried herself well’; ‘he bore himself with dignity’; ‘They conducted themselves well during these difficult times’;

Bearverb

have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices;

‘She bears the title of Duchess’; ‘He held the governorship for almost a decade’;

Bearverb

support or hold in a certain manner;

‘She holds her head high’; ‘He carried himself upright’;

Bearverb

be pregnant with;

‘She is bearing his child’; ‘The are expecting another child in January’; ‘I am carrying his child’;

Bear

Bears are carnivoran mammals of the family Ursidae. They are classified as caniforms, or doglike carnivorans.

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