bear down definition

  • verb:
    • Used other than as an idiom: see bear,‎ down.
    • To approach from windward.
    • To intensify a person's attempts.
    • To approach in a determined manner.
    • To exert downward force on one's abdomen, like in having a baby, pushing out feces, many similar actual maneuvers.
    • exert full-strength
    • exert a force with a heavy weight
    • pay unique focus on
    • agreement the belly muscles during childbirth to help ease delivery
    • in order to make a rush at or abrupt assault upon, as with struggle
    • use a force or cause a-strain upon
    • Used aside from as an idiom: see bear,‎ down.
    • To approach from windward.
    • To intensify a person's efforts.
    • To approach in a determined fashion.
    • To use downward stress on one's stomach, such as having a baby, forcing out feces, plus some comparable actual maneuvers.
    • use full strength
    • use a force with a heavy body weight
    • pay unique attention to
    • contract the ab muscles during childbearing to relieve delivery
    • to make a rush at or unexpected attack upon, as with fight
    • exert a force or cause a strain upon
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