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bear·a·ble

 (bâr′ə-bəl)
adj.
Capable of being endured: bearable pain; a bearable schedule.

bear′a·bil′i·ty n.
bear′a·bly adv.

bearable

(ˈbɛərəbəl)
adj
endurable; tolerable
ˈbearably adv

bear•a•ble

(ˈbɛər ə bəl)

adj.
capable of being endured or tolerated.
[1540–50]
bear′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bearable - capable of being borne though unpleasantbearable - capable of being borne though unpleasant; "sufferable punishment"
tolerable - capable of being borne or endured; "the climate is at least tolerable"

bearable

bearable

adjective
Capable of being tolerated:
Translations
مُحتمل، مُمْكِن احْتِماله
snesitelný
tåleligudholdelig
òolanlegur
dayanılabilirtahammül edilebilir

bearable

[ˈbɛərəbl] ADJsoportable

bearable

[ˈbɛərəbəl] adjsupportable

bearable

bearable

[ˈbɛərəbl] adjsopportabile

bear1

(beə) past tense bore (boː) : past participle borne (boːn) verb
1. (usually with cannot, ~could not etc) to put up with or endure. I couldn't bear it if he left.
2. to be able to support. Will the table bear my weight?
3. (past participle in passive born (boːn) ) to produce (children). She has borne (him) several children; She was born on July 7.
4. to carry. He was borne shoulder-high after his victory.
5. to have. The cheque bore his signature.
6. to turn or fork. The road bears left here.
ˈbearable adjective
able to be endured.
ˈbearer noun
a person or thing that bears. the bearer of bad news.
ˈbearing noun
1. manner, way of standing etc. a military bearing.
2. (usually in plural. sometimes short for ˌball-ˈbearings) a part of a machine that has another part moving in or on it.
ˈbearings noun plural
location, place on a map etc; The island's bearings are 10 North, 24 West.
bear down on
1. to approach quickly and often threateningly. The angry teacher bore down on the child.
2. to exert pressure on. The weight is bearing down on my chest.
bear fruit
to produce fruit.
bear out
to support or confirm. This bears out what you said.
bear up
to keep up courage, strength etc (under strain). She's bearing up well after her shock.
bear with
to be patient with (someone). Bear with me for a minute, and you'll see what I mean.
find/get one's bearings
to find one's position with reference to eg a known landmark. If we can find this hill, I'll be able to get my bearings.
lose one's bearings
to become uncertain of one's position. He's confused me so much that I've lost my bearings completely.

bearable

a. soportable, tolerable.

bearable

adj soportable, tolerable
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