upbear

[ uhp-bair ]
/ ʌpˈbɛər /

verb (used with object), up·bore, up·borne, up·bear·ing.

to bear up; raise aloft; sustain or support.

Nearby words

  1. upalong,
  2. upanishad,
  3. upanishads,
  4. upas,
  5. upaya,
  6. upbeat,
  7. upbound,
  8. upbraid,
  9. upbraiding,
  10. upbringing

Origin of upbear

First recorded in 1250–1300, upbear is from the Middle English word upberen. See up-, bear1

Related formsup·bear·er, noun

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