bear-n; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: a large furry omnivorous mammal

Commentary: BEAR[+entity][+animal][+mammal][+large][+furry][+omnivore]

The rangers advise the tourists not to feed the bears in the park.
The tracks along the trail were made by a grizzly bear.
Bears will eat fish, berries, grubs and honey.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a person who expects the stock markets to fall

Commentary: BEAR[+entity][+person][+role][+investor][+forecaster][+of_stock_market][+falling]
NOTE: often refers to brokers, but can refer to anyone who thinks the market will go down.

The bears are predicting a large downward market correction.
These investors are still bulls, not bears.
John has always tended to be a bear and invested his retirement money very conservatively.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: a toy stuffed animal

Commentary: BEAR[+artifact][+toy][+animal][+stuffed]

The little boy got a new teddy bear for Christmas.
This bear is very fancy and made by a German company.
The child was tucked in at night with his favorite bear.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1a

Sense Number 4: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)