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Synonyms of bear on

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1. refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with

usage: be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"

2. affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch, change, alter, modify

usage: have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"

3. push, bear on, urge, urge on, press, exhort

usage: press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action; "He pushed her to finish her doctorate"

4. continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve, keep, maintain, hold

usage: keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last; "preserve the peace in the family"; "continue the family tradition"; "Carry on the old traditions"

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