Definition of Bear away

1. Verb. Remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state. "I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry"

Exact synonyms: Bear Off, Carry Away, Carry Off, Take Away
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Specialized synonyms: Spirit Away, Spirit Away, Spirit Off, Whisk Away, Whisk Off
Entails: Go Away, Go Forth, Leave
Antonyms: Bring



Lexicographical Neighbors of Bear Away

bear's-breech
bear's-ear
bear's-foot
bear's-paw
bear's-paw fern
bear's breech
bear's breeches
bear's ear
bear's foot
bear's garlic
bear's grape
bear-a-hand
bear-whelp
bear a hand
bear away (current term)
bear cat
bear claw
bear claws
bear cub
bear cubs
bear down
bear down on
bear down upon
bear false witness
bear fruit
bear hug
bear hugs
bear in mind

Literary usage of Bear away

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"And as these western men do bear away the bell for might and sleight in wrestling, so the scholars here have always acquitted themselves with credit in ..."

2. The Works of Virgil by Virgil (1891)
"... shoots downward through the sky on saffron wings, and alighted on her head : I, by command, bear away this lock sacred to Pluto, and disengage you from ..."

3. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton (1854)
"blaze of uncounted gold and the sparkle of priceless gems; and thou shalt, for thy own reward, bear away with thee this night as much as thou canst conceal ..."

4. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Léopold Delisle, Guizot (François) (1854)
"... Who dared with sacrilegious hand To violate the sacred soil, And bear away the holy spoil! Alas ! alas ! a glorious prize Rewarded their bold enterprise ..."

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