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Definitions of bearing:

part of speech: noun

The act of enduring with patience; manner of carrying the head and body; as, I knew him by his bearing; behavior; meaning or significance; the act or power of producing; the part of a machine that supports the friction; the direction or point of the compass in which an object is seen; the position of one object with respect to another; usually in plural; as, it was so dark that it was impossible for us to get our bearings.

part of speech: past participle

Of bear.

part of speech: verb, impersonal

Carrying; producing.

part of speech: noun

Behaviour; gesture; the situation of one object with respect to another; the figures, called charges, on an escutcheon.

part of speech: noun

Behavior: situation of one object with regard to another: relation.

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To submit to the rule or authority of; as, to obey the commandments; comply with the orders or instructions of; as, to obey parents; to respond to direction or control of; as, a horse obeys the rein. ...

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