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There are 15 meanings of the word Bearing.

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Bearing - as an adjective

(of a structural member) withstanding a weight or strain

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Bearing - as a noun

Relevant relation or interconnection

Example: "Those issues have no bearing on our situation"

The direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

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Dignified manner or conduct

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manner8personal manner
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Characteristic way of bearing one's body

Example: "Stood with good posture"

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bodily property
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Heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield

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armorial bearingcharge12heraldic bearing
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A rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily

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Bearing - as a verb

To endeavour to depress the price of, or prices in.

Example: "To bear a railroad stock"

To carry or convey, literally or figuratively.

Example: "Judging from the look on his face, he wasn't bearing good news."

To support, sustain, or endure.

To support, keep up, or maintain.

To press or impinge upon.

To produce, yield, give birth to.

(originally nautical) to be, or head, in a specific direction or azimuth (from somewhere).

Example: "By my readings, we're bearing due south, so we should turn about ten degrees east."

To gain or win.

Example Sentences

"Her confident bearing commanded attention in the room."
"The hiker used a compass to determine the correct bearing of the trail."
"He listened to the lecture with a serious and focused bearing."
"The captain ordered the crew to adjust the ship's bearing."
"The politician's scandal had no bearing on his ability to govern."
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Word Game Points

Is BEARING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, bearing is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BEARING has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is BEARING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, bearing is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BEARING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 13.

Is BEARING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, bearing is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BEARING has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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