bear upon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bear upon have an effect upon "Will the new rules affect me?"
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Usage

In literature:

And Tiber bearing plenteous blood upon his foaming back.
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
I had a Bible, a lyric book, and a book of stanzas bearing upon the Truth, copied from the old Tamil classics.
"Things as They Are" by Amy Wilson-Carmichael
The remaining three voyages have no bearing upon North American discovery.
"Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by Various
Desperately he tried to bring his reason to bear upon this miracle that had happened.
"The Finding of Haldgren" by Charles Willard Diffin
No one brought more brilliant qualities to bear upon the work than he.
"The Fathers of Confederation" by A. H. U. Colquhoun
The last-named expedition, however, had a most important bearing upon my own.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
I've been up several times, and I want you to bring a fresh mind to bear upon the trouble.
"A Captain in the Ranks" by George Cary Eggleston
According to that, man, as such, bears upon him the impress of the divine image.
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1" by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
The enemy fell back as soon as I brought the infantry to bear upon them.
"The Battle of Atlanta" by Grenville M. Dodge
Then his bearing was cheer and hope to all who looked upon him.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 90, April, 1865" by Various
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In poetry:

But in a shallow pit shall rest
For all eternity,
And bear the earth upon the breas
That once had worn the sea.
"The Sea" by Dorothy Parker
He pressed his spirit into prayer;
His brain was filled with lore
Of holy things and books that bear
Upon an Evermore.
"The Reward" by John Joy Bell
"If ne'er upon the Holy Land
'Tis mine in life to tread,
Bear thou to Scotland's kindly earth
The relics of her dead."
"The Heart Of The Bruce" by William Edmondstoune Aytoun
Upon the lightning's wing there came
A message none might stay,
An angel,--standing at her side.
To bear the soul away.
"Miss Jane Penelope Whiting," by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney
Then fifteen barks, all gaily good,
Met them upon a day,
Which they did lade with as much spoil
As they you'd bear away.
"Auld Maitland" by Andrew Lang
Upon this ledge he lifted me.
I stood all thoughtful there,
Waiting until the deadly tree
My form for fruit should bear.
"A Book of Dreams: Part I" by George MacDonald

In news:

"Three times to-day my foot-cloth horse did stumble, And startled, when he look'd upon the Tower, As loath to bear me to the slaughter-house".
Riding along the Iron Horse Trail, on the Milwaukee, Seattle Chicago, old railroad we came upon this brown bear cub about 5 miles down the trail, we rode 20 miles all the way down to North Bend.
A Put-Upon Hardbody, But A 'Teddy Bear' At Heart.
THE weather grows cold, the holidays are bearing down upon us and soon we will find ourselves in that seething caldron of unmannerly behavior: the family holiday gathering.
Halloween allows women to abandon all pretenses at beauty by becoming literally monstrous, or alternately to reach campy skin-bearing heights that would normally be frowned-upon.
The first thing we noticed upon entering our cabin was the perfect outline of bear claw nails in the screen door.
A woman is bitten in the butt after stumbling upon a bear.
It bears upon technology, specifically, the way in which technology as used by students actually conspires against both higher -order historical thinking and memorization of details.
It bears upon technology, specifically, the way in which technology as used by students actually conspires against both higher-order historical thinking and memorization of details.
The couple's infant daughter, Riley, bears Blake's middle name (feel free to melt upon clicking here), and came down the aisle with Snider's mother, per People.com.
Two guys were hiking through the forest when they came upon a grizzly bear.
It can be hard to count the number of ways the apocalypse might be bearing down upon us.
While Ms Oates barely touched upon our publications during her lengthy discussion of books about serial killers, it is worth nothing that her brief notice was riddled with errors which bear correcting.
Upon arrival APD officers observed one large adult bear and three cubs setting up residence in a neighborhood tree.
Big Bear Valley, CA — With the ice now melted from Big Bear Lake and the anticipation of the boat launch ramps re-opening on April 1st, fishing season is upon us.
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In science:

In this purpose the Allen method15 is surely more appropriate though the task needs to bear upon numerical technicalities from the very beginning.
Coherent description of electrical and thermal impurity-and-phonon limited transport in simple metals
This result has bearing upon the random assignment problem.
Exact expectations for random graphs and assignments
The diagrammatic expansion of the model bears strong similarities with the diagrammatic expansion of the Edwards model [47, 48], which describes 3-dimensional random walks with a weak repulsive interaction upon contact, and which has been widely used for polymers and self-avoiding membranes.
Field Theory of the RNA Freezing Transition
Making the tools of duality theory bear upon the present setup constitutes the technical core of what follows.
A duality approach to the worst case value at risk for a sum of dependent random variables with known covariances
Namely, upon transverse displacement of the particle, some parts of the SAM states |σ± i acquire vortices e∓iφ bearing OAM ∓1 per photon.
Optical nanoprobing via spin-orbit interaction of light
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