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    rear

    rear - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rear

    Definition
    (noun) the back of a military formation or procession
    Example Sentence
    • infantrymen were in the rear
    Definition
    (noun) the side of an object that is opposite its front
    Synonyms : back end , backside
    Example Sentence
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel
    Definition
    (noun) the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer
    Synonyms : back
    Example Sentence
    • he stood at the back of the stage
    • it was hidden in the rear of the store
    Definition
    (noun) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    Example Sentence
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
    Definition
    (noun) the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    Synonyms : back
    Example Sentence
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph
    Definition
    (verb) stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds
    Synonyms : rise up
    Example Sentence
    • The horse reared in terror
    Definition
    (verb) bring up
    Synonyms : bring up , nurture , parent , raise
    Example Sentence
    • raise a family
    • bring up children
    Definition
    (verb) rise up
    Synonyms : lift , rise
    Example Sentence
    • The building rose before them
    Definition
    (verb) cause to rise up
    Synonyms : erect
    Definition
    (verb) construct, build, or erect
    Synonyms : erect , put up , raise , set up
    Example Sentence
    • Raise a barn
    Definition
    (adj) located in or toward the back or rear
    Synonyms : rearward
    Example Sentence
    • the chair's rear legs
    • the rear door of the plane
    • on the rearward side
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