Rear Synonyms & Definitions

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• RearDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To bring up to maturity, as young; to educate; to instruct; to foster; as, to rear offspring.
  2. (v. i.) To rise up on the hind legs, as a horse; to become erect.
  3. (v. t.) To place in the rear; to secure the rear of.
  4. (v. t.) To rouse; to stir up.
  5. (v. t.) To lift and take up.
  6. (v. t.) To erect by building; to set up; to construct; as, to rear defenses or houses; to rear one government on the ruins of another.
  7. (n.) The back or hindmost part; that which is behind, or last in order; -- opposed to front.
  8. (a.) Being behind, or in the hindmost part; hindmost; as, the rear rank of a company.
  9. (adv.) Early; soon.
  10. (v. t.) To raise; to lift up; to cause to rise, become erect, etc.; to elevate; as, to rear a monolith.
  11. (n.) Specifically, the part of an army or fleet which comes last, or is stationed behind the rest.
  12. (v. t.) To breed and raise; as, to rear cattle.

• RearerDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) One who, or that which, rears.