Bare Children or Bear Children? Which is correct?

The correct phrase in English is “To Bear children”. “To bare children” is incorrect and should not be used in English.

To Bear Children(Meaning and Use)

“To bear children” is correct because the verb “to bear” means to carry or to support and this is the case when a woman becomes pregnant.

“To bear a child” means the whole process of being pregnant and giving birth. 

The phrase is rather old now and not common in spoken English. It is more common in religious language and is used when people don’t want to think about the specific realities of pregnancy.

To bear children is to participate in the miracle of life.

What does “bore a child” mean?

“Bore” is the past simple form of the verb “to bear”.

She bore seven children by the time she was 25.