Synonyms for bearing

Grammar : Noun
Spell : bair-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈbɛər ɪŋ

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Définition of bearing

Origin :
  • "carrying of oneself, deportment," mid-13c., verbal noun from bear (v.). Mechanical sense of "part of a machine that bears the friction" is from 1791.
  • noun person's conduct, posture
  • noun significance
Example sentences :
  • His lines were gracefully full, his bearing had still the alertness of youth.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • His look was bright and thoughtful and his bearing attractive.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • I dwell on the subject only because of its bearing on the love of God.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • Sin brings its punishment, and it is hard work, bearing its burden!
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • "Your bearing and your words, Don Martin, are such I should have looked for in you," he remarked.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Hast had small experience of war, if I may judge by your looks and bearing.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • True, on the train were some bearing undeniable evidences of poverty; but not many.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • The porter wheeled a truck, bearing John's trunk and bag, up to them as he spoke.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • Faster and faster she fled to the forest, bearing the broken blade to Siegmund's wife.
  • Extract from : « Opera Stories from Wagner » by Florence Akin
  • So this amiable lunacy had its bearing on the economy of life!
  • Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019