What is the difference between Bar and Bare and Bear?
What is the difference between Bar and Bare and Bear? :
( 1 ) Obstruct something so as to prevent progress
Poverty bars the way to progress.
Soldiers barred the road so we had to turn back.
( 2 ) Prevent someone from using or doing something
She was barred from entering the competition because of her age.
Bare : (verb)
( 1 ) Reveal, uncover something
She bared her chest.
Bare : (adjective)
( 1 ) Without covering or protection
He goes out generally with his bare head.
( 1 ) Show something – display – carry visibly
The document does not bear my signature.
She bears much resemblance to her mother.
The title of the essay bears little relation to the content.
( 2 ) Carry someone / something especially while moving
He was bearing a heavy load.
( 3 ) Sustain, support someone / something
The ice is too thin to bear your weight.
( 4 ) Shoulder, take responsibilities on oneself
Who will bear the cost your wedding?
You have to bear the blame.
She bears her responsibilities lightly.
( 5 ) Endure something – tolerate – stand
I cannot bear to be laughed at.
She bore her sorrow without complaint.
The pain was almost more than he could bear.
( 6 ) Be fit for something – allow
The plan will not bear close inspection.
His sufferings do not bear thinking about.
Her joke does not bear repeating.
( 7 ) Keep feelings in the mind
She bears a grudge against me.
He bore her no ill will.
( 8 ) Move, behave or conduct oneself in a specified way
He bears himself like a soldier.
He bore himself with dignity at a difficult time.
( 9 ) Give birth to someone
She has borne him seven daughters.
My daughter has given birth to a girl-child.
( 10 ) Produce something – yield
The tree is bearing pink blossoms.
His efforts bore no results.
( 11 ) Go and turn in the specified direction
This road bears to the west.
When you get to the park, bear to the right.
( 12 ) Be known by something – have
A married woman usually bears her husband’s surname.
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