bear upon


bear upon
bear on / bear upon [v] concern affect, appertain to, apply, belong to, involve, pertain to, refer to, relate to, touch upon; concept 532

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  • bear upon — I verb advocate, affect, apply, apply to, cause, coax, concern, connect, have to do with, influence, insist, interest, involve, pertain, pertain to, press, pressure, recommend, refer, regard, relate, relate to, respect, rest on, tie in with,… …   Law dictionary

  • bear upon — phrasal verb bear on or bear upon [transitive] Word forms bear on : present tense I/you/we/they bear on he/she/it bears on present participle bearing on past tense bore on past participle borne on bear on something to be connected with something… …   English dictionary

  • bear upon — verb have an effect upon (Freq. 1) Will the new rules affect me? • Syn: ↑affect, ↑impact, ↑bear on, ↑touch on, ↑touch • Derivationally related forms: ↑i …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear upon — Synonyms and related words: abut on, act on, affect, answer to, appertain to, apply to, approach, assault, be based on, bear, bear on, belong to, bestraddle, bestride, boost, buck, bull, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bunt, butt, butt against,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bear upon — verb a) To influence, have an effect upon. That ruling bears upon our application. b) To be relevant to. Syn: bear on …   Wiktionary

  • bear upon — apply to, affect, have an influence on …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To bear upon — Bear Bear (b[^a]r), v. i. 1. To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness. [1913 Webster] This age to blossom, and the next to bear. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To suffer, as in carrying a burden. [1913 Webster] But man is born …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bring pressure to bear upon — index compel, constrain (compel) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bring the mind to bear upon — index focus Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Bear — (b[^a]r), v. i. 1. To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness. [1913 Webster] This age to blossom, and the next to bear. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To suffer, as in carrying a burden. [1913 Webster] But man is born to bear.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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