To bear down upon

Definition of To bear down upon

(Naut.) to approach from the windward side; as, the fleet bore down upon the enemy.
- Sir W. Scott.

See also: Bear

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To be under hatches
To be under the mahogany
To be under way
To be up in
To be up to
To be upon one's good behavior
To be upon the bones of
To be upsides with
To be well off
To be with child
To be without rebuke
To be wrapped up in
To bear a hand
To bear a loss
To bear against
To bear away
To bear away the bell
To bear back
To bear date
To bear down
-To bear down upon-
To bear in hand
To bear in mind
To bear in with
To bear off
To bear one hard
To bear out
To bear the bell
To bear up
To bear up to
To bear upon
To bear with
To beat a parley
To beat about
To beat about the bush
To beat down
To beat into
To beat off
To beat out
To beat out of
To beat the dust
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