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Bear down on   /bɛr daʊn ɑn/   Listen
Bear down on

verb
1.
Sail towards another vessel, of a ship.  Synonym: bear down upon.
2.
Exert a force with a heavy weight.  Synonyms: bear down, drag down, press down on, weigh down.






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Words linked to "Bear down on" :   weigh down, piloting, sail, navigation, come near, pilotage, draw close, bear down, bear down upon, drag down, go up, approach, press, near, come on, draw near, press down on



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