1. Lit. to hold up under something; to sustain the weight of something. How is the new beam bearing up under the weight of the floor? It isn't bearing up. It broke.
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bear up meaning, definition, what is bear up: to deal with a very sad or difficult situation Meaning of “bear up” in the English Dictionary "Oh, she's bearing up.
transitive verb. : support, encourage. intransitive verb. : to summon up courage, resolution, or strength <bearing up under the strain>. Examples: bear up in a