Definition of Bearing:

  1. A structural part that supports weight, such as a wall that supports a beam.

  2. A persons way of standing or moving.

  3. Relation; relevance.

  4. The direction or position of something, or the direction of movement, relative to a fixed point. It is usually measured in degrees, typically with magnetic north as zero.

  5. A part of a machine that bears friction, especially between a rotating part and its housing.

  6. Friction and wear-reducing machine component that aligns, guides, and supports moving parts. Located usually between a moving part and a stationary part, it acts as a connection point between them. See also ball bearing and bushing.

  7. The level to which something bad can be tolerated.

  8. A device or charge.

Synonyms of Bearing

Posture, Comportment, Carriage, Gait, Stance, Zeitgeist, Action, Actions, Activity, Acts, Address, Affectation, Affective meaning, Aftermath, Aim, Air, Air express, Airfreight, Airlift, Applicability, Application, Appositeness, Aspect, Asportation, Attitude, Axis, Azimuth, Backing, Ball bearing, Bearings, Beck, Beckon, Behavior, Behavior pattern, Behavioral norm, Behavioral science, Bent, Bevel bearing, Birthing, Body language, Bolstering, Boost, Born, Bracing, Brow, Bump, Bumper crop, Bunt, Burdened, Bushing, Butt, Buttressing, Calved, Carriage, Carry, Carrying, Cartage, Cast, Cast of countenance, Celestial navigation, Charade, Chassis, Childbearing, Childbirth, Chironomy, Color, Coloring, Complexion, Comportment, Concern, Concernment, Conduct, Connection, Connotation, Consequence, Conveyance, Correlation, Countenance, Course, Crop, Culture pattern, Current, Custom, Dactylology, Dead reckoning, Deaf-and-dumb alphabet, Delivery, Demeanor, Denotation, Deportment, Dig, Direction, Direction line, Display, Doing, Doings, Drayage, Drift, Dropped, Dumb show, Effect, Endurance, Enduring, Essence, Exposure, Expressage, Extension, Face, Facial appearance, Favor, Feature, Features, Ferriage, Fix, Foaled, Folkway, Force, Frame, Freight, Freightage, Front, Frontage, Fructiferous, Fructification, Fruit, Fruitbearing, Fruiting, Fruition, Fulcrum, Garb, Germaneness, Gesticulation, Gesture, Gesture language, Gestures, Gist, Given birth, Giving birth, Glacial movement, Goings-on, Grammatical meaning, Guise, Hand signal, Harvest, Hatched, Haulage, Hauling, Head, Heading, Headstock, Helmsmanship, Holding, Hustle, Idea, Impact, Implication, Import, Inclination, Infrastructure, Intension, Interest, Jab, Jewel, Jog, Joggle, Jolt, Jostle, Kinesics, Lay, Lexical meaning, Lie, Lighterage, Line, Line of direction, Line of march, Line of position, Lineaments, Lines, Literal meaning, Look, Looks, Lugging, Main current, Mainstream, Maintaining, Maintien, Make, Manner, Manners, Materiality, Meaning, Method, Methodology, Methods, Mien, Modus vivendi, Motion, Motions, Mount, Mounting, Movement, Movements, Moves, Navigation, Nee, Needle bearing, Newborn, Nudge, Oarlock, Observable behavior, Orientation, Output, Overtone, Packing, Pantomime, Parturition, Pattern, Pertinence, Physiognomy, Pilotage, Piloting, Pith, Pivot, Point, Poise, Poke, Port, Portage, Porterage, Pose, Position, Position line, Posture, Practical consequence, Practice, Praxis, Presence, Press, Pressure, Procedure, Proceeding, Proceeds, Prod, Produce, Producing, Product, Production, Propping, Punch, Purport, Push, Quarter, Radio bearing, Railway express, Range, Range of meaning, Real meaning, Reference, Referent, Regard, Relatedness, Relation, Relationship, Relevance, Respect, Rest, Resting point, Roller bearing, Rowlock, Run, Scope, Second crop, Semantic cluster, Semantic field, Sense, Set, Setting, Shipment, Shipping, Shoring, Shove, Shrug, Sign language, Significance, Signification, Significatum, Signifie, Skeleton, Social science, Span of meaning, Spirit, Stance, Stand, Steerage, Steering, Stillborn, Stream, Stress, Structural meaning, Style, Substance, Sum, Sum and substance, Supporting, Supportive, Suspensory, Sustaining, Sustentative, Swing, Symbolic meaning, Tactics, Telpherage, Tendency, Tenor, The general tendency, The main course, Thole, Tholepin, Thrust, Thrust bearing, Time spirit, Tone, Totality of associations, Toting, Track, Traits, Transferred meaning, Transport, Transportation, Transshipment, Trend, Truckage, Turn, Unadorned meaning, Underframe, Undertone, Upholding, Value, Vintage, Visage, Waft, Waftage, Wagonage, Way, Way of life, Ways, Whelped, Yield, Yielding, Direction, Orientation, Course, Trajectory, Heading, Tack, Path, Line, Run, Relevance, Relevancy, Significance, Pertinence, Connection, Relation, Aptness, Appositeness, Germaneness, Importance, Import, Application, Insignia, Regalia, Badge, Emblem, Ensign, Device, Heraldic device, Coat of arms, Arms, Armorial bearing, Escutcheon, Shield, Endurance, Endurability, Tolerance, Tolerability, Acceptance, Acceptability, Sufferance, Manageability

How to use Bearing in a sentence?

  1. If the bearings that allow the crankshaft to turn freely are worn out, the crankshaft cannot turn so the engine cannot run.
  2. School was bad enough, but now its past bearing.
  3. The Point is on a bearing of 015°.
  4. A man of precise military bearing.
  5. Armorial bearings.
  6. Its as if the closet has had every foundation and bearing wall removed but still stands, supported by mere expediency, etiquette and the lingering shards of shame.
  7. The case has no direct bearing on the issues.

Meaning of Bearing & Bearing Definition