(Irregular preterit, past participle: bore, borne).
1. To move while holding up or supporting; also with communication nouns:.
2. To have:.
3. To bring forth, SYN. turn out.
4. To be pregnant with; SYN. carry, gestate, expect.
5. To have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; SYN. hold.
6. To take on as one's own expenses or debts of another person; SYN. take over, accept, assume.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: brought).
1. To carry to, or fetch; SYN. get, convey, fetch.
2. To take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; also metaphorical, as in; SYN. convey, take.
3. To attract the attention of.
4. To cause to come into a particular state or condition.
5. To be accompanied by.
6. To cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; SYN. work, play, wreak, make for.
7. To induce or persuade.
1. To strike against forcefully; SYN. knock about, batter.
2. To strike, beat repeatedly; SYN. buff.
1. To transport; to bear; to support.
2. To transfer from one place to another:
3. To be conveyed over a certain distance
4. To bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure, or responsibility of
5. To have with oneself; have on one's person; SYN. pack, take.
6. To compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance
7. To be successful in
8. To continue or extend; SYN. extend.
9. To cover a certain distance or advance beyond, as of a ball in golf, or a bullet
10. To have as a feature
11. To have on the surface or on the skin
12. To win in an election
13. To capture after a fight
14. To include as the content; broadcast or publicize; SYN. run.
15. To pass on a communication:
16. To be necessarily associated with or result in or involve
17. To secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)
18. To serve as a means for expressing something: SYN. convey, express.
19. To drink alcohol without showing ill effects; SYN. hold.
20. To sustain, as of livestock
21. To take further or advance
22. To retain one unit from a column of addition to another (carrying numbers).
1. To plunder after capture, as of a town; SYN. plunder.
2. To put in a sack
1. To admit as valid.
2. To supply with sustenance; SYN. keep, maintain.
ETYM as. tîdan to happen. Related to Tide.
1. To be carried with the tide.
2. To cause to float with the tide.
3. To rise in waves; SYN. surge.
To blow gently.
(Homonym: ware, where).
(Irregular preterit, past participle: wore, worn).
1. To be dressed in; SYN. have on.
2. To deteriorate through use or stress; SYN. wear off, wear out, wear thin.
3. To have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality.
4. To have on one's person; SYN. bear.
5. To have or show an appearance of.
6. To last and be usable; SYN. hold out, endure.
7. To put clothing on one's body; SYN. put on, get into, don, assume.
To turn a ship's stern to windward to alter its course.