1. Noun.  A large omnivorous mammal, related to the dog and raccoon, having shaggy hair, a very small tail, and flat feet; a member of family Ursidae, particularly of subfamily ''Ursinae''.
  2. Noun.  (informal) An animal that resembles a bear, such as a koala or ant bear.
  3. Noun.  (finance) An investor who sells commodities, securities(,) or futures in anticipation of a fall in prices.
  4. Noun.  (informal) A difficult situation or problem.
  5. Noun.  (slang) A large hairy man, especially one who is gay.
  6. Adjective.  (finance, investments) Characterized by or believing to benefit of declining prices in securities markets.
  7. Adverb.  (rfv-sense) (UK, slang) very.
  8. Verb.  (transitive) To carry something.
  9. Verb.  (transitive) To be equipped with something.
  10. Verb.  (transitive, with ''witness'') To declare as testimony.
  11. Verb.  (transitive) To put up with something.
  12. Verb.  (transitive) To give birth to someone or something; it may take the father of the direct object as an indirect object.
  13. Verb.  (transitive) To produce or yield something, such as fruit or crops.
  14. Verb.  (intransitive) To be - or head - in a specific direction from the observer’s position.

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