bear up
Verb

bear up

  1. (nautical) To sail close to the wind.
  2. (idiomatic, intransitive) To endure hardship cheerfully.
  3. (idiomatic, transitive) To support; to keep from falling or sinking.
    • [Religious hope] does not only bear up the mind under her sufferings.



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