HyperDic: rear

English > 11 senses of the word rear:
NOUNgrouprearthe back of a military formation or procession
locationrear, backside, back endthe side of an object that is opposite its front
locationrear, backthe part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer
bodyrear, buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, assthe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
artifactrear, backthe side that goes last or is not normally seen
VERBmotionrear, rise upstand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds
socialrear, raise, bring up, nurture, parentbring up
stativerear, rise, liftrise up
motionrear, erectcause to rise up
creationrear, raise, erect, set up, put upconstruct, build, or erect
ADJECTIVEallrear, rearwardlocated in or toward the back / back or rear
rear > pronunciation
Soundsrih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > rear: 11 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLocated in or toward the back / back or rear.
Examples
  • "the chair's rear legs"
  • "the rear door of the plane"
  • "on the rearward side"
Synonymrearward
Broaderbackrelated to or located at the back / back
Spanishposterior, trasero
Catalanposterior
Nounsrearthe side that goes last or is not normally seen
rearthe side of an object that is opposite its front
rearthe part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer
English > rear: 11 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe back of a military formation or procession.
Example"infantrymen were in the rear"
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
BroaderformationAn arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
OppositeheadThe front of a military formation or procession
English > rear: 11 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe side of an object that is opposite its front.
Example"his room was toward the rear of the hotel"
Synonymsbackside, back end
Narrowernape, scruff, nuchaThe back side of the neck
rearwardDirection toward the rear
Broaderside, faceA surface forming part of the outside of an object
Oppositefront, front end, forepartThe side that is forward or prominent
Spanishparte de atrás, parte posterior
Catalandarrere, part del darrere, part posterior
Adjectivesrearlocated in or toward the back / back or rear
English > rear: 11 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningThe part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer.
Example "it was hidden in the rear of the store"
Synonymback
Broaderposition, placeThe particular portion of space occupied by something
OppositefrontThe part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer
Spanishparte de atrás
Catalanla part del darrere
Adjectivesrearlocated in or toward the back / back or rear
English > rear: 11 senses > noun 4, body
MeaningThe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.
Synonymsbuttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass
Part oftorso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishancas, ano, as de oros, asentaderas, asiento, cachas, cachetes, cola, culo, fin, fondo, glúteos, grupa, keister, nalga, nalgas, ocóte, pandero, pompis, posaderas, posas, posterior, poto, rulé, suelo, trasero, tras, traste, tuje
Catalancul, darrere, keister, natges, natja, pandero, paner, posterior, tafanari
English > rear: 11 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningThe side that goes last or is not normally seen.
Synonymback
Narrowerstern, after part, quarter, poop, tailThe rear part of a ship
tail, tail assembly, empennageThe rear part of an aircraft
BroadersideAn extended outer surface of an object
OppositefrontThe side that is seen or that goes first
Spanishdorso, envés, fondo, parte de atrás, parte trasera, reverso, revés, trasera
Catalandarrere, dors, part del darrere, revers, revés
Adjectivesrearlocated in or toward the back / back or rear
English > rear: 11 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningstand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The horse reared in terror"
Synonymrise up
Narrowerrear backrear backwards on its hind legs
Broaderstraightenget up from a sitting or slouching position
Spanishalzarse, empinarse, erguirse
English > rear: 11 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningBring up.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsraise, bring up, nurture, parent
Cause togrow upBecome an adult
NarrowercradleBring up from infancy
fledgefeed, care for, and rear young birds for flight
fosterBring up under fosterage
Spanishalimentar, criar, educar, formar, ser padre
Catalanalimentar, criar, educar, formar
Nounsrearinghelping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
rearingthe properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
English > rear: 11 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningRise up.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsrise, lift
Narrowerloom, tower, predominate, hulkAppear very large or occupy a commanding position
Broaderlook, appear, seemGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
Spanishalzarse, erguirse
Catalanaixecar-se, alçar-se, dreçar-se
English > rear: 11 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningCause to rise up.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymerect
Narrowerpitch, set upErect and fasten
prick up, prick, cock upRaise
Broaderraise, lift, elevate, get up, bring upRaise from a lower to a higher position
Spanisherguir, erigir, levantar
English > rear: 11 senses > verb 5, creation
MeaningConstruct, build, or erect.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsraise, erect, set up, put up
Categoryconstruction, buildingThe act of constructing something
Broaderconstruct, build, makemake by combining materials and parts
Oppositelevel, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull downtear down so as to make flat with the ground
Spanishalzar, construir, edificar, erigir, levantar
Catalanaixecar, alçar, construir, erigir

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