bear away

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Related to bear away: bear out, bear upon
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bear away - remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional statebear away - remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state; "Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands"; "The car carried us off to the meeting"; "I'll take you away on a holiday"; "I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
spirit away - carry away rapidly and secretly, as if mysteriously
spirit away, spirit off - carry off mysteriously; as if by magic
whisk away, whisk off - take away quickly and suddenly
References in classic literature ?
It was such a pack of scoundrels that Bududreen led toward the north campong to bear away the treasure.
Cassy had remarked the young man from her loophole in the garret, and seen him bear away the body of Tom, and observed with secret exultation, his rencontre with Legree.
Volunteer Olesya Kutepova heard a bear-like roar and thought the beast had attacked rescuers - but realised it was Anna making noises to try and scare the bear away.
'Peter John told you 'Behold the Lamb of Yahweh' that will bear away the sins of the world.
Fortunately, McCloskey was able to lock the door and call police, who scared the bear away with their sirens.
She complained to highways officials, who ordered the bear away on health and safety grounds.
These results suggest that current hazing practices (scaring a bear away from humans using loud noises or non-lethal projectiles) have discouraged future negative behaviors especially when combined with efforts to limit humans from facilitating interactions.
A full-keeled yacht, for example, will not tack or bear away as quickly as a fin-keel yacht.
If a zap on the nose isn't enough to turn a bear away, a foot full of nails certainly will be.
I'm not entirely convinced, but fortunately Al, the warm and responsible owner of Errington's Wilderness Island Resort in Northern Ontario, Canada, has his trusty garden rake with him to scare the bear away.
Resident attempted to scare the bear away by turning on the lights.
I shall die on Christmas day, then the Three Vagrants will come upon me to bear away my frank nonsense and mirth.