Definition of Bear upon

1. Verb. Have an effect upon. "Will the new rules affect me?"

Definition of Bear upon

1. Verb. To influence, have an effect upon. ¹

2. Verb. To be relevant to. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bear Upon

bear market
bear markets
bear oak
bear off
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 (current term)
bear walker
bear with
bear witness
bearberry willow

Literary usage of Bear upon

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

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"VVe trace, too, ence to bear upon the English genius, though in the during these ages the rise of the draina in the miracle- immediate present of the ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"128 US The other sections which bear upon the questions involved are the following: Sec. 6. "The sureties for the stay of execution may be taken and ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"out regard to the influence it might have on either side, all the evidence which could in anyway bear upon the cause. He repelled the charge of calumny and ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"... careful discussion of the influence which the soil and its accessories bear upon the character and development of the inhabitants. ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1864)
"The ingenuity with which the writer brings his intimate knowledge of the Old Dramatists to bear upon hh views of the literary relations between ..."

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