bear out (v.) Old form(s): beare , beare out, beares
endure, weather, cope [with]
E3 II.i.364[Warwick alone, of King Edward] I'll say his greatness may bear out the shame
Oth II.i.19[Montano to all, of the Turks weathering a storm] It is impossible they bear it out
Sonn.116.12[] Love ... bears it out even to the edge of doom
TN I.v.19[Feste to Maria] for turning away, let summer bear it out [or: let good weather hold out]
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