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Verb: bear on
  1. Be relevant to
    - refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, touch, touch on, have to do with
     
  2. Have an effect upon
    - affect, impact, bear upon, touch on, touch
     
  3. Press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action
    "He bore on her to finish her doctorate";
    - push
     
  4. Keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last
    "bear on the family tradition";
    - continue, uphold, carry on, preserve

Derived forms: bearing on, bears on, borne on, bore on

Type of: alter, change, exhort, hold, keep, maintain, modify, press, urge, urge on