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Definition of the verb bear upon

What does bear upon mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. have an effect upon

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Google previewUseful Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (2017)

by Martin Manser

bear upon See ...

Google previewThe Gentleman's Dictionary (1705)

In Three Parts. Viz. I. The Art of Riding the Great Horse ... II. The Military Art ... III. The Art of Navigation ... by Guillet (sieur.)

inot: bear upon the Sole that is: then higher than the Hoof. But, after all, : this sort of Shoes spoils the Feet; for the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Spinola, with Li* shot, did bear upon those within, who appeand upon the walls. Hayward. 9. To be fitoated with respect to other places ; as, this mountain bran west of the promontory. 10. To BEAR f '□ To stand firm without falling ; not to sink ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

To lean; weigh; rest fixedly or burdensomely: as, the sides of two inclining objects bear upon or against one another. In the important matter of taxation, the point in which the pressure of every government bears the most constantly upon the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

To lean; weigh; rest fixedly or burdensomely: as, the sides of two inclining objects bear upon or against one another. - In the important matter of taxation, the point in which the pressure of every government bears the most constantly upon the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

To lean; weigh; rest fixedly or burdensomely: as, the sides of two inclining objects bear upon or against one another. In the Important matter of taxation, the point in which the pressure of every government bears the most constantly upon the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1832)

Intended to Exhibit: I. The Origin and the Affinities of Every English Word ... II. The Orthography and the Pronunciation of Words ... III. Accurate and Discriminating Definitions of Technical and Scientific Terms ... To which are Prefixed an Introductory Dissertation on the Origin, History, and Connection of the Languages of Western Asia and of Europe and a Concise Grammar, Philosophical and Practical, of the English Language by Noah Webster

To bear upon, or against, is to lean upon or against; to act on as weight or force, in any direction, as a column upon its base, or the sides of two inclining objects against each other. 12. To bear against, to approach for attack or seizure; as, ...

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Only the closest collaborators of the Fuehrer know how difficult is the burden of this responsibility; how sorrowful are the hours during which decisions must be made which bear upon the well being and the fate of all of Germany. (Hjalmar Schacht)
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