Definition of Bear off

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 Away, 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 Off

bear cub
bear cubs
bear down
bear down on
bear down upon
bear false witness
bear fruit
bear hug
bear hugs
bear in mind
bear in with
bear market
bear markets
bear oak
bear off (current term)
bear off from
bear on
bear out
bear paw
bear pit
bear pits
bear spread
bear the scars
bear trap
bear traps
bear up
bear upon
bear walker
bear with

Literary usage of Bear off

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

1. The Works of Virgil by Virgil, John Dryden, John Carey, Knightly Chetwood (1803)
"bear off to sea;!" With haste the frighted mariners obey. rl First Palinurus to the larboard veer'd; • :?ri*7ir Then all the fleet by his example steer'd. ..."

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