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Adjective
At the back
“As they drove away, Coen looked back once in the rear view mirror.”
Adjective
Lower in position
Noun
A person's buttocks
“Be sure to quickly bring your heels up to your rear in a tight tuck.”
Noun
The back part of something, especially a building or vehicle
“Stromness Fire Brigade were called out and extinguished the fire, which caused minor damage to the doors at the rear of the building.”
Noun
The hindmost part of an army, fleet, or line of people
“Running away from the body and back to the battle, Henry takes up with the procession of wounded men trudging to the army's rear for care.”
Noun
Something that is as different as possible from something else
Verb
To bring to maturity through care and education
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“She felt her baby had a better chance with new parents better equipped to rear her child.”
Verb
To lift or raise something by grasping it
“Harry stiffened and reared his head.”
Verb
To form by putting together parts or materials
“The city has plans for rearing a new convention center over the next two years.”
Verb
To breed and raise (animals)
“As it is sometimes difficult to rear young calves it is a good thing to keep them clean and dry., whitewashing the calf hulls two or three times during the winter.”
Verb
To grow or cultivate (plants)
“Customers are given necessary advice on how to rear the plant, Mr Joseph says.”
Verb
(of a building, mountain, etc.) To extend or appear to extend to a great height
“They are shaped like Mayan temples and they rear above the light and smog with the astonishing bulk of Ayers Rock in the desert.”
Verb
To fix in an upright position
“It took many hands from the village to rear the frame for the barn.”
Verb
To cultivate (a plant) for food
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To create or birth new life
Verb
To cause to acquire knowledge or skill in some field
Verb
To draw out by force or with effort
Verb
To base on a principle, idea, feeling or physical matter
Verb
To jump back in fear
Adverb
At, or any distance behind, the stern
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