Synonyms of bear down on something or someone
bear down on something or someone
▷ See bear
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compressWhen you compress something or when it compresses, it is pressed or squeezed so that it takes up less space.
• Poor posture can compress the body's organs.
crushTo crush something means to press it very hard so that its shape is destroyed or so that it breaks into pieces.
• Their vehicle was crushed by an army tank.
• fishermen encumbered with bulky clothing and boots
Thesaurus for bear down on something or someone from the Collins English Thesaurus