What does bear down mean?

bear down meaning in General Dictionary

agreement the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease distribution

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  • exert a force with huge fat
  • to create a rush at or unexpected attack upon, as with battle
  • use full-strength
  • pay special focus on
  • exert a force or trigger a strain upon

Sentence Examples with the word bear down

The emperor decided to bear down Blucher's centre and right with the corps of Vandamme and Gerard and with Girard's division which he had drawn into his operations, containing the Prussian left meanwhile with the squadrons of Pajol and Exelmans, assisted by a few infantry.

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