There are 2 main translations of bear in Spanish

: bear1bear2


aguantar, v.

Pronunciation /bɛr/ /bɛː/

See Spanish definition of aguantar

transitive verb bore, borne

  • 1

    • 1.1(support)

      (weight) aguantar
      (weight) resistir
      (cost) correr con
      (responsibility) cargar con
      • You can't possibly blow it up, the mesh is mutually supporting, every girder bears the weight of everything above it.
      • The sheer look in her eyes caused him to lose his balance, letting the wall bear all of his weight for him.
      • It supported nothing, but was stout enough to have once borne a considerable weight, and likely, he thought, to have been a roof beam.
      • The surgeon then instructs the patient to continue wearing the brace while beginning to bear full weight on the surgical leg.
      • The website would not have borne this weight of traffic without the radical restructuring that was completed only last month.
      • The Economist compares New York City to Atlas, bearing the weight of the world on its shoulders.
      • Now is the time to lay foundations capable of bearing the top weight.
      • Instead the chains - which can bear a weight of 68 tonnes each - crank into action, lowering and raising the Hull tidal barrier into position.
      • Their leg, hip, and abdominal muscles become more flexible, and the back is strengthened to bear the additional weight.
      • The softwood and chipboard shelves were ‘wholly inadequate’ to bear the weight.
      • Since no horse could be found to bear her weight she used to career about after hounds in Windsor Great Park in a small chariot.
      • Broilers are subjected to breeding regimes which produce birds unable to bear their own weight.
      • He may be big, but not big enough to bear the weight of two or even three men's work.
      • Osteoarthritis, which is due to wear and tear, is more common in the elderly and in the lower limbs that bear the body's weight.
      • Perhaps they were deliberately designed to appear incapable of bearing the weight of this great rectangular zeppelin, or perhaps it was simply an oversight to make them seem so spindly.
      • On his back, he bore the weight of two long, black, leathery wings that could easily smother a human each.
      • Moving as one unit, they bore the massive weight of the scanner and slid it gently over the box.
      • Joints move and bear a load: your weight, in other words.
      • The two human figures are depicted astride donkeys, who bear the load of their human cargo with bent legs.
      • This would also take the load off the Residency Road ramp, which will henceforth have to bear the load of descending traffic that was earlier split between the two down ramps.
      • I didn't want to bear the responsibility for this.
      • Somebody in the band needs to bear the responsibility for keeping time, and keeping everybody else in the same ballpark.
      • The bees are moral agents, he argues, and must bear the responsibility for their own actions.
      • You must also bear the responsibility for maintaining a secure site and liability for the content of the site.
      • He accused the top officials of blaming each other with no one willing to bear the responsibility.
      • For as we involve ourselves, we bear the responsibility even for results we did not anticipate.
      • So it's a diversion from jail and you've got that saving, and the main aim is to save those diffused costs which are borne by victims.
      • Country people have borne the brunt of the lifting of tariffs and withdrawal of state, government, bank and business services from the regions.
      • Maybe it is time that the cost was borne by the people who can pay and provide relief for the those who cannot pay.
      • The cost of operas in the past was borne largely by wealthy patrons, using the money which they extracted from the common people to fund their lifestyle.
      • This will not be borne by the owners; it will be passed on to the clients.
      • Everyone in society (except a couple of innocent landowners) gets some benefit, but only a few people bear the cost.
      • But we can still ask whether the cost has to be borne by people who will never see the benefits.
      • The cost will be borne by the people who are busy using candles and hot water bottles so that they do not use up power the local authority has asked them to save.
      • This was because the risk of injury should be borne by the person who created the nuisance rather than a person who was using the highway in a proper manner.
      • They were paid Regular Force wages only on the day they deployed, and their families bore the cost.
      • Mr Thomas said that the finding could leave Mr Morgan with a huge financial cost that he would have to bear himself.
      • The focus here is on the major cost components of injury that individuals would be expected to bear themselves, notably loss of earnings and pain and suffering.
      • If he bears the weight of history's censure, he remained a small cog inside the wheel of Loch's strategy, the dash for improvement by the noble couple and the general challenge to the Highlands by modernity.
      • And yet it's the safe majority who bear the undue weight of the government's ‘revenue raising’.

    • 1.2(endure)

      (pain/uncertainty) soportar
      (pain/uncertainty) aguantar
      (pain/uncertainty) resistir
      he bore his grief with dignity sobrellevó su dolor con dignidad
      • the waiting was too much to bear la espera se hizo insoportable
      • Unable to bear the situation any longer, Zhang Jianya turned to the court, alleging that Zhang Chun had criminally infringed upon his reputation.
      • We all feel that we can no longer bear the situation as it is.
      • It was pouring with rain, so the mouse's hair was all spiky and we picked it up in a glass and took it into the front garden but could hardly bear to put it down because it was so cute.
      • They were yearning to know whom he had finally chosen and could hardly bear to stay in the dark until that night, wondering if he'd made the right choice.
      • Close as they were, the two could hardly bear to talk about Darwin's view of life.
      • Grant and Malinda could hardly bear their separation, and Grant longed to see his five children, one of whom was born during the war.
      • Tori could hardly bear it, how cute he looked with his mussed hair and confused expression.
      • The pain got worse, and Raina could hardly bear it.
      • I can't bear suspense in movies and books.
      • Most people could not bear the thought of having their every move captured on film let alone watched by millions of television viewers.
      • Cassie stood outside no longer able to bear the cloud of tension.
      • I don't think I'll be able to bear it if he talks to me.
      • No one really came to that dump to eat, so she was never really that busy, but work got so monotonous that with every passing day it seemed like she wouldn't be able to bear it.
      • I shut my eyes tightly, not being able to bear the look of anguish on Adrian's face.
      • The countryside gradually lost its brightness as the green grass faded into yellows and the flowers dried up and died, not able to bear the chilly temperatures.
      • What I am saying really is that most people ask me how can I bear it, because they feel that they themselves couldn't bear it but they could if it happened to them.
      • He said my skin was so smooth he couldn't bear it.
      • I didn't go as often as I should because I couldn't bear it.
      • I am so up and down at the moment that I can hardly bear myself.
      • He said it was never the triumph, or the sensation of winning that drove me, just he couldn't bear himself when he lost.
      • But, you see, it's the woman that bears the difficulties of the pregnancy.
      • Barbosa, the keeper who failed to save Brazil from Uruguay in the 1950 final, still bears his disgrace.
      • Those risk-takers who attempt this method bear the ignominy of the dreaded spot if they fail.
      • For many people it keeps getting harder to bear their desperation quietly.
      • As for England's quarter-final exit, he bears the pain stoically.
      • They know no better than to constantly bear whatever pain and suffering comes to them.
      • Yet she bore her pain stoically, neither asking nor expecting him to help her through it.
      • The miners seemed to bear their suffering stoically, though their conditions were very bad indeed.
      • It is borne especially by the families left behind.
      • His family bore an incredible hardship during the trials.
      • People bore the tribulations of the subsequent years with astonishing patience.
      • This year, they bore the weight of many expectations, and it may rather have crushed them.
      • Men and women perform as equals, taking turns to bear the weight in lifts and jumps, and sometimes appearing to fight each other for the privilege.
      • She would not be able to bear another tense, sleepless night.
      • Being able to bear frustration is one level of dealing with it.
      • As if no longer able to bear the echoes of horrors past, Kalin stopped his history lesson and looked at me for the first time in over an hour.
      • He sobbed into the snow, not being able to bear the agony any longer.
      • Any arms sales must seek the approval of all relevant departments and be able to bear pressure from organizations of every sort in society.
      • I love my mother and I don't think I would ever be able to bear it if I lost her.
      • Whatever happened to knights being able to bear a little hardship, I'd like to know?
      • He resigned in the midst of it because he too was ethical and couldn't bear it anymore.

    • 1.3 informal (put up with, stand)

      (person) aguantar informal
      (person) soportar
      (noise) aguantar
      (noise) soportar
      (noise) resistir
      to bear to + inf
      • I can't bear to watch!
      • I can't bear to think what might have happened!
      I can't bear her no la soporto
      • if there's one thing I can't bear, it's to be kept waiting si hay algo que no soporto es que me hagan esperar
      • he can't bear being criticized no soporta que lo critiquen
      • shut up! I can't bear the thought! ¡cállate! ¡no quiero ni pensar!

    • 1.4(stand up to)

      to bear -ing
      • what she said won't bear repeating
      his work bears comparison with the best su obra puede compararse con las mejores
      • her argument doesn't bear close scrutiny su razonamiento no resiste un análisis cuidadoso

  • 2

    • 2.1 literary (carry)

      (banner/coffin) llevar
      (banner/coffin) portar literary
      policemen bearing riot shields policías con escudos antidisturbios
      • our raft was borne along by the current la corriente arrastraba nuestra balsa
      • a letter bearing good news una carta portadora de buenas noticias
      • The shield maiden would bear the maiden warrior's shield in battle, hence the name.
      • The pain of the early hour is alleviated by a member of staff bearing a tray of tea - who will wait until you take the tray, in case the roaming baboons get their hands on your home-baked cookies.
      • The Selfridges car park was given a makeover for the occasion: vehicles were replaced by a catwalk, bright lights and waiters bearing trays of champagne.
      • He nods at the doorman, smiles at the maid bearing a tray upstairs.
      • Down on the lawn, all that citronella is coating diners' tongues, and the waiters bearing trays of Cristal are working overtime.
      • It wasn't the late arrival of a dealer or a waitress bearing another tray of sandwiches or pints.
      • The butler reappeared instantly bearing a silver tea tray with a glass of ice and a pitcher of cold water, which he poured into the glass and offered to me.
      • Fortunately, Mom returned bearing a tray on which lay a sort of square closed pastry and a glass of 7UP.
      • By the time he had finished, servants bearing trays and platters of food filed into the hall and set the food upon the tables around the fire pit.
      • An hour or so later, the doors opened again to admit a new aerial servant bearing a fresh tray of food.
      • When he returned, Guy was bearing a tray with a bowl of soup and a mug of something else.
      • A bench stood ready by the firepit, and at once a man bearing a tray crowded with brass cups was before us.
      • She was saved an explanation at that moment by the door opening to reveal a nurse bearing a tray with a tea pot, a strainer, a teabag, and two handle-less cups.
      • Boys bearing trays loaded with water bottles and cans of soft drink are hurrying towards us.
      • The lord himself and his daughter would often attend, bringing with them house servants bearing trays of food and drink.
      • Anna held a tea service and Sarah bore a tray with a small mound of sandwiches from which the crusts had been delicately cut.
      • Young children bearing the medals of their grandparents, along with police, Army cadets, scouts and guides also took part in the march.
      • For statistical analyses, recombinant families bearing the same marker genotypes were grouped together.
      • People bearing placards and tracts appeared outside the assembly halls.
      • Arjun Chhatkuli, CEO of Himalayan Humanity, started out as a porter bearing the luggage of tourists during long treks.
      • He will not be laughed at by the overwhelming majority of Australians and later he might decide to accept one name, but the most important thing is that the child bears your genetics.
      • The team arrived into Ballina train station to encounter a mass of loyal fans and supporters bearing flags and bunting.

    • 2.2(harbor)

      she's not one to bear resentment / a grudge no es rencorosa / resentida
      • he bore no great affection for them no sentía gran cariño por ellos
      • I bear him no ill will no le deseo ningún mal

  • 3

    (have, show)
    (title/signature/hallmark) llevar
    (scars) tener
    (resemblance) tener
    (resemblance) guardar
    it bears all the signs of a professional job tiene todas las características de un trabajo de profesionales
    • his account bears little relation to the truth su versión tiene poco que ver / guarda poca relación con la verdad
    • Paulino Gimenez was cleaning a painting that he believed was by a little known contemporary of Goya's when he uncovered hidden features bearing the unmistakable mark of the Spanish master.
    • Before being freed, she was fitted with a special leg ring bearing unique identification marks, which can be clearly seen through binoculars.
    • Outwardly healthy, the animal bore no visible wounds or signs of illness.
    • Dating from 1465 to 1487, the Chenghua doucai jar bears the special tian mark and is decorated with red and yellow elephants dancing among waves.
    • Looking up from the banks of the Danube River you will be charmed by the majesty of Bratislava Castle, which bears features of several distinct architectural styles.
    • Cai bears unmistakable features of his Western heritage, with his thinning light-coloured hair, deep blue eyes and high nose.
    • To achieve this, fifty retailers in the city must stock Fairtrade products and 25 catering outlets offer food bearing the Fairtrade mark.
    • They not only show fine workmanship but also bear engraved marks.
    • Because of these genes some families bear the same characteristics.
    • It could be just the proud mum in me talking, but I think the kid bears a striking resemblance to Sheila E.
    • Apart from seeing the happenings from her eyes/brain, the faces on the people bore a striking resemblance to our own, except for the hair and eye color.
    • Its gates opened to any person who was born with the marking and he taught them why they had been marked, why they were set apart from any other ordinary person not bearing that marking.
    • The scene game to an abrupt end and with it came the clarity that the girl bore a striking resemblance to herself at that age.
    • Using the final digit of the vehicle number (odd or even), designate alternate days that vehicles bearing such numbers will be allowed to park in the city.
    • What sort of degenerate would ignore the flashing lights of a vehicle clearly bearing the insignia of the Florida Highway Patrol?
    • Allied ground forces in Normandy used a white star for the same reason, and in the Gulf war in 1990-1 Allied vehicles bore a distinguishing chevron.
    • After what seemed an eternity, a transport helicopter bearing the insignia of the United States Navy appeared in the distance and headed straight for them.
    • In fact, holidaymakers in Tenerife will now be able to see delivery vans bearing the company's logo on the roads, just like home.
    • A short time later Ripley was seen to get into his pick-up truck bearing a distinctive Native American Indian emblem and used for transporting broken-down coaches.
    • A private interstate highway system - say, one accessible only to cars bearing fish emblems - would have done nothing to reshape the landscape of the United States.
    • There's an investment banking firm that bears his name.
    • The merchant bank thus created still bears his name - Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.
    • In the literary world, Catriona actually only turns up in Stevenson's sequel to Kidnapped, which bears her name as its title.
    • York has always enjoyed a special relationship with the Queen Mother, due to her bearing the city's name in her title.
    • Now, more than three years after the movie, comes the first title bearing the name Gladiator (although, it's not based on the movie).
    • Mr Mackenzie, best known as proprietor of the Wood Street bar which bears his name, could not be contacted for comment.
    • Gehrig was ill and later died of a disease that would bear his name even after it received its formal title, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
    • Dalton's statue - holding an historic, football-shaped molecule - is the first thing visitors see at the main entrance to the town hall and a city centre street bears his name.
    • But Mr Beaumont believes the city owes Hudson a public apology and a more salubrious memorial than the ‘dreadful’ street which bears his name.
    • Most of the people who came to the church in those days lived in Grey Town, Christianpet and of course, Addis Street, which bears the name of the founder of the church.
    • One of the Foreign Service's major awards bears his name.
    • A Memorial Center is dedicated to him, the stadium has been renamed in his honor, and a street now bears his name.
    • All members have a personal profile, agreed between us when we meet, which bears your first name only.
    • There are many streets bearing his name, and more than one has caused vociferous opposition from some interest groups.
    • The second schedule bore the title ‘Technical Services Schedule’.
    • Weatherby has two new calibers, Steyr has a new proprietary round and Marlin finally has a second cartridge bearing its name.
    • There were three of us; each 16 months apart, each bearing an archangel's name as the middle moniker.
    • He pointed to mugs, pens, paper hankies, the desk lamp, and calendar, all of which bore the trade names of antidepressants he had heard of.
    • The Locarno, which was once a ballroom and Corn Exchange, is owned by businessman Gael Mackenzie, the proprietor of the growing chain of bars which bear his name.
    • Pioneers in steel, oil, railroads, banking etc. have created foundations that bear their names.
  • 4

    • 4.1(produce)

      (fruit/crop) dar
      (interest) devengar
      her efforts bore rich rewards sus esfuerzos fueron ampliamente recompensados
      • a high interest-bearing account una cuenta que ofrece altos tipos de interés
      • oil-bearing strata estratos donde hay petróleo
      • Sadly, such a picture does not bear scrutiny, especially in the so-called top clubs, where discrimination on the grounds of age and sex is not only routine, but all too often is revelled in.
      • But to shackle the BBC in the pursuit of original journalism would be entirely wrong - so long as the editorial processes bear scrutiny.
      • The idea that the growing number of clubs standing on football's equivalent of death row are somehow the unfortunate victims of a natural disaster does not bear scrutiny.
      • They are keeping quiet until their products are really ready to bear scrutiny.
      • Such a view will not bear scrutiny either, for reasons to be discussed later; Wittgenstein indeed opens the Philosophical Investigations with a lengthy refutation of it.
      • The accusation that the king aimed at increasing the royal prerogative or deliberately connived at secret influence will not bear scrutiny.
      • The cost of intermediation and the cost of finance might be lower for the government as guarantor because it is better able to bear risks.
      • The question of whether she could once again bear the weight of expectation and public scrutiny were answered last season.
      • Can Kylie bear the weight of fantasy required to sustain such a role?
      • Coulthard is the man most accustomed to it and he has proved, with every maturing year in the game, that he is capable of bearing the weight of expectation.
      • Few would impeach any society's humanistic obligation to care for those who actually bear the weight of battle.
      • But, the birds can be brought back, if the authorities take up the planting of suitable varieties of plants, trees bearing berries and fruit.
      • Plants can bear flowers and fruits at the same time, and die after fruiting.
      • Even the most crooked apple tree can eventually bear good fruit.
      • The tree of liberty bears beautiful flowers, but its roots are delicate; they will grow only in suitable ground.
      • The small tree bears its fruits indiscriminately on twigs, branches, or trunk.
      • Even so every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit.
      • The trees bearing rudraksha fruits are found in the Himalayan region, Nepal, and also in Indonesia and belong to the Eleo Carpus Ganitras type of plants.
      • Moreover the trees bear fruits from October to February.
      • True to its name, the ‘moottil pazham’ tree bears fruits only on the lower part of the trunk.
      • Honestly, you'd think that after almost 20 years, a tree bearing golden fruit would actually stop being such an attention grabber.
      • Trees bearing fruits or nuts can provide an excellent source of food for many species of wildlife.
      • It dramatically speeds up the planting of community gardens and orchards with higher-yielding trees bearing better-quality fruits.
      • The trees grown in pots bear fruits, shed their leaves and flower around the same time as they do under natural conditions.
      • Apple trees, you see, are one of the few trees that will bear usable fruit within live years of being planted.
      • Many fruit species bear an abundance of flowers producing a surplus of fruits that the tree is unable to support.
      • This tall, bamboo-like grass bears dense panicles of flowers in late summer and fall.
      • The 25-foot-tall tree bears lavender flowers in summer, and in fall, leaves turn brilliant red.
      • It can even keep a tree from bearing any fruit at all.
      • In a large garden consider the merits of trees bearing green fruit.
      • Choose flowers that produce nectar; trees, shrubs and vines that bear fruit; or plants bearing nuts or seed that birds and other wildlife eat.
      • Down the whitened streets, past the whitened cars, whitened trees still bearing leaves, whitened people, we discussed society and art, and the act of creating.

    • 4.2(give birth to)

      (child) dar a luz
      she bore him six children le dio seis hijos literary
      • I myself had never had sisters or brothers - my mother had lost the ability to bear children at my birth.
      • In 1851 he married Fanny Lucy Wightman, who was to bear six children, three of whom predeceased him.
      • Herschel will leave nothing behind him because his late wife refused to bear children.
      • Other men are deceived by wives who bear children through adulterous liaisons and who mislead them into thinking that the children are theirs.
      • For in just two days my own wife is due to bear her second child.
      • The risk of bearing a child with certain chromosomal birth defects increases as a woman ages.
      • He was not happy and started seeing another girl who bore his child in April 1999.
      • Arrangements for women who bore children or reared infants in prison were negligible.
      • You must know that his wife passed away five years ago and they bore no children.
      • Many mothers did not want to bear children, especially girls, last year because Ram children were seen as destined to lead miserable lives.
      • Gwenifer had married and had borne her first child, a son.
      • The drama tells the story of a king who takes a second wife because his Chinese queen is unable to bear children.
      • She was the woman who would bear his children, raise and nurture them.
      • This person had borne her, and done little else.
      • Yet Zev had not returned her to the outside world as most Wolves did when their women were not able to bear them heirs.
      • Despite what was certainly an extremely unhappy existence, Caroline managed to bear Christian a son and heir in 1768, the future King Frederick VI.
      • We are the same sex and therefore, cannot bear children so possible arguments against it due to possible birth defects certainly do not apply.
      see also born

intransitive verb bore, borne

  • 1

    • 1.1(turn)

      bear left/right tuerza / doble a la izquierda/derecha
      • the road bears to the right la carretera tuerce a la derecha
      • The path bears right again to curve round under the summit.
      • Nature should have told him that when he heads south from Alaska during his herd's annual autumn migration to warmer water, he has to bear right at San Francisco.
      • The wide forest trail begins to bear west and continues Westerly to the 5K mark which is 100m before the minor trail junction (which leads to the summit road).
      • Bear left when the road forks onto Lacey Drive, and then get over on the right.
      • Bear south, then climb the steps to the northwest.
      • Turn right here, over a stile in the hedgerow, and bear north-eastwards across the pasture to the next stile in 250 yards.
      • Turn off the road as if entering the driving range but bear left - the building is straight ahead of you with a big sign in the front of it!
      • Follow the forestry track until you emerge from the woods, cross the bridge over a burn, then bear right up the rough, stony and often wet track which rises steeply to the Bealach na Sroine.
      • Drive two miles along the paved road and bear right at the fork.

    • 1.2 formal (weigh down)

      to bear on sb/sth
      • the structure bears on these four pillars
      • the responsibility bore heavily on her

  • 2

    • 2.1(support weight)

      (floor/pillar) resistir

    • 2.2(produce fruit)

      (tree) dar fruto

reflexive verb bore, borne

  • 1

    (hold, carry)
    there's something very distinguished/elegant about the way he bears himself tiene un porte muy distinguido/elegante
  • 2

    conducirse formal
    they bore themselves with dignity se comportaron con dignidad

There are 2 main translations of bear in Spanish

: bear1bear2


oso, n.


  • 1

    • 1.1

      oso masculine
      osa feminine
      the Great/Little Bear la Osa Mayor/Menor
      • he's a regular bear in the morning por las mañanas está de un humor de perros
      • bear cub osezno
      • Recent DNA analysis indicates that giant pandas are more closely related to bears and red pandas are more closely related to raccoons.
      • The five national and sixty six provincial parks contain a healthy population of bighorn sheep, mountain goats, elk, bears, wolves, bison and woodland caribou.
      • Polar bears are closely related to bears like the grizzly, but are considered marine mammals since they have adopted a marine lifestyle.
      • Coyotes, foxes, bears, mountain lions, and bobcats all prey on livestock.
      • From North America came squirrels and raccoons, bears and bison, eagles and an elk.
      • Multiple bear species, including polar bears and grizzlies, have been crossbred in zoos.
      • Occasionally the bears eat small mammals, fish, and insects for extra protein (brown bear fun facts).
      • He also described other cats, wolves, bears, peccaries, camels, and many other vertebrates from La Brea; the picture on the right depicts him in the field at La Brea.
      • In the morning, new tracks tell us that a bear walked right past our tent, probably following its usual route.
      • Dinerstein believes bears, wolves, bison, and elk are the way to go if the goal is to restore the grandeur of the Pleistocene to the Great Plains.
      • The London zoo has an extensive collection of birds, small mammals, bears and hippos, and apes and monkeys.
      • The bear, wolf, coyote, fisher, wolverine, otter, and lynx prey upon the beaver who is, nevertheless, a powerful antagonist when at bay.
      • When bears or mountain lions are killed, others come to take their territory, perpetuating the problem.
      • These bears are omnivores and food is a top priority in their lives.
      • If there were no genetic potential in the bear family to grow really thick fur, then no bears would ever have inhabited the Arctic.
      • Scenes on the mugs include mountain lions, whitetail deer, bears, rainbow trout and geese.
      • In some parts of America, people like to hunt deer, elk and bears, while in other areas they hunt wild boars.
      • Hair samples that have been recovered from alleged Bigfoot encounters have turned out to come from elk, bears or cows.
      • This means more bear sightings, more run-ins with humans and increasing property damage.
      • In Squamish, cougar and bear sightings continue to increase as the animals' nearby natural habitat continues to decrease.

    • 1.2teddy bear

      osito de peluche masculine

  • 2

    bajista masculine
    • The same also holds true if bears push prices down but cannot achieve a close near the low, in which case a buy signal is issued.
    • But the bears priced at the bottom level will not be vintage, and certainly will not be by any of these makers.
    • If prices fall to a new low but bear power shows a higher bottom, prices are falling and bears become weaker.
    • Not surprisingly few paid attention to the bears until the stock markets peaked in early 2000 and the crash began.
    • Bear power, by contrast, is the capacity of bears to push prices below the moving average.
    • Turmoil on international stock means stock market bulls and bears have persuasive arguments, but which prognosis do you believe?
    • Back then, a plunge in Impressionist prices touched off an art market crash; bears fret that the same thing could happen now if contemporary art prices go south.
    • During a bear market the bears rule, and bulls don't stand a chance.
    • Second, there is bias favoring bull speculators in the bond market vis-à-vis the bears.
    • If bears cannot close the market near the lows during a bear market, they are weaker than they would appear on the surface.
    • When it falls below the center line, the bears are the market's leaders.
    • The bottom-shunners, the market's many bears, fall back on fundamentals.
    • Some of the best in the bond market say a bond bear could be at hand.
    • Thus, according to the gold bears, Gold Stocks are in a bear market with the current rally described as a bear market rally.
    • All of the late 1990's bears are now in such a deep hope.
    • The bears were in control then but paid the price by staying short the market.
    • The last bear in question was fund manager Tony Dye.
    • Every fact and expert opinion that I read has convinced me that the real drop in our economy will be a severe depression that lies ahead when the bears are in full control of the stock market.
    • But will the market fall fast and hard as so many bears are forecasting?
    • This means the bears are losing their grip on the market and simple inertia is driving prices lower.
  • 3US slang

    policía del tráfico masculine, feminine
    • It's not fun, it does hurt, abominably, and I do feel like a lumbering bear, huffing and puffing like Pooh on a bad day.
    • Did you ever hear someone describe a big, lumbering, warm-hearted bear of a guy?
    • When you spend a good time alone, like a week, without hardly saying a word to anyone, with hardly any phone calls, you tend to retreat into lumbering bear mode.
    • O'Mara, a disgruntled bear of a man, contends that the case rests entirely on the credibility of Hearst, which is shaky at best.
    • Old Ottokar Brandt (Siegfried Rumann of Grand Hotel), a great bear of a man whose crippled left arm once played a gifted violin, has taught his daughter all he knows of music.
    • ‘I go out with my mates a lot,’ she says when I suggest she might just be a little bit of a square bear.
    • He can't come across as the bad news bear, lest people decide they don't want to listen to doomsday prophesies for the next four years.
    • This time Mrs. Blade calls in and she is a bear in the morning.
    • At least my mother never mentioned I was a bear in the morning, getting up and ready for the school bus.
    • He was a bear to get along with sometimes, and temperamental as the very devil, but underneath it all he was really a good man and a great man.