Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BEARS UPON

What, then, does this important witness have to say, which bears upon the points at issue?

Read that note; it bears upon what I was telling you about last night.

Teach nothing in the schools but what bears upon life and duty.

My dear fellow, is it possible you do not see how strongly it bears upon the case?

He has issued no public order of any kind that bears upon us.

You should take that tendency of yours into consideration; it bears upon the argument.

It bears upon its crown a single juniper of enormous diameter.

You must say all you know that bears upon the affair; the law demands it of you.

I have glanced at it only in as far as it bears upon my subject of free trade.

It bears upon its sides characters that are difficult of translation.