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Verb
To nurture and care for (someone or something) as they grow
“She felt her baby had a better chance with new parents better equipped to rear her child.”
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To breed and raise (animals)
“There was also a large open field of about five acres where my father grew grass to rear young calves until they were yearlings.”
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To grow or cultivate (plants)
“This method of grafting might prove valuable for sections of the country where the summers are somewhat too short or the nights too cool to rear the plants successfully out of doors.”
Verb
To lift, raise, or set in an upright position
“Here and there, a beast would rear its head and bellow.”
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(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 put together using parts or materials
“Annie plans to rear a new building on the vacant stretch of land she has just purchased.”
Noun
Plural for the back or hindmost part of something
“Henry takes up with the procession of wounded men trudging to the army's rear for care.”
Noun
(informal) Plural for a person's buttocks
“Be sure to quickly bring your heels up to your rear in a tight tuck.”
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