Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bear_upon

1 sense of bear upon

Sense 1
affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch -- (have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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