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rear

noun

1 rear

The back of a military formation or procession.

Dutch: achterhoede



2 rear

The side of an object that is opposite its front:
— His room was toward the rear of the hotel.

synonyms: back end, backside.

Dutch: achterdeel, achterstuk, kont

3 rear

The part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer:
— It was hidden in the rear of the store.

synonym: back.

Dutch: achterste
Polish: kuluary, tyły, zaplecze

4 rear

The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.

synonyms: arse, ass, backside, behind, bottom, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can ... show more.

Roget 235: rear, back, posteriority; rear rank, rear guard; background, hinterland.    occiput [Anat.], nape, chine; heels; tail, rump, croup, ... show more

Roget 65: sequel, suffix, successor; tail, queue, train, wake, trail, rear; retinue, suite; appendix, postscript; ... show more

Dutch: achterste, achtersteven, achterwerk, batterij, bibs, bips, derrière, fundament, gat, hol ... show more
Polish: cztery litery, pupa, tyłek, zadek

5 rear

The side that goes last or is not normally seen.

synonym: back.

Dutch: achter, achterkant, achterzijde, ommezijde

verb

1 rear

Stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds:
— The horse reared in terror.

synonym: rise up.

Dutch: grootbrengen, kweken, oprichten, opvoeden

2 rear

Look after a child until it is an adult.

synonyms: bring up, nurture, parent, raise.

Roget 537: teach, instruct, educate, edify, school, tutor; cram, prime, coach; enlighten etc. (inform) 527.    inculcate, ... show more

3 rear

Rise up.

synonyms: lift, rise.

Dutch: verrijzen

4 rear

Cause to rise up.

synonym: erect.

Dutch: oprichten

5 rear

Construct, build, or erect.

synonyms: erect, put up, raise, set up.

Roget 161: produce, perform, operate, do, make, gar, form, construct, fabricate, frame, contrive, manufacture; weave, ... show more

Roget 307: heighten, elevate, raise, lift, erect; set up, stick up, perch up, perk up, tilt up; rear, hoist, heave; ... show more

Roget 212: be vertical etc. adj.; stand up, stand on end, stand erect, stand upright; stick up, cock up.    render vertical etc. adj.; set up, stick up, ... show more

Dutch: optrekken

adjective

1 rear

Located in or toward the back or rear:
— The chair's rear legs.
— The rear door of the plane.
— On the rearward side.

synonym: rearward.

Roget 67: ending etc. v.; final, terminal, definitive; crowning etc. (completing) 729; last, ultimate; hindermost; rear ... show more

Roget 235: back, rear; hind, hinder, hindmost, hindermost; postern, posterior; dorsal, after; caudal, lumbar; mizzen, tergal.    ... show more

Polish: tylny


Moby thesaurus: aft, after, aftermost, apprentice, arena, arise, arse, ascend, ass, assemble, back, backdrop, background, backside, backward, behind, boost, bottom, break, break in ... show more.

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