Synonyms and Antonyms for bear down

1. bear down (v.)

exert a force with a heavy weight

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2. bear down (v.)

exert a force or cause a strain upon

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3. bear down (v.)

exert full strength

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4. bear down (v.)

contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery

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5. bear down (v.)

pay special attention to

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6. bear down (v.)

to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle

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