Definitions for "Bear down"
Keywords:  bore, exert, holsclaw, wildcats, tucson
exert a force with a heavy weight; "The snow bore down on the roof"
exert full strength; "The pitcher bore down"
pay special attention to; "The lectures bore down on the political background"
Keywords:  pitchfork, jess, rush, battle, saw
to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork"
Keywords:  windward, approach
To approach from windward
Keywords:  downwind, sail, rapidly
Sail rapidly downwind.
contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery
Keywords:  try, hard
to try hard