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Overview of noun rear

The noun rear has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (16) rear

(the back of a military formation or procession; "infantrymen were in the rear")

2. (6) rear, backside, back end

(the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room was toward the rear of the hotel")

3. (4) back, rear

(the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer; "he stood at the back of the stage"; "it was hidden in the rear of the store")

4. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass

(the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?")

5. rear, back

(the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph")


Overview of verb rear

The verb rear has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (7) rear, rise up

(stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds; "The horse reared in terror")

2. (2) rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent

(bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children")

3. (1) rise, lift, rear

(rise up; "The building rose before them")

4. rear, erect

(cause to rise up)

5. raise, erect, rear, set up, put up

(construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn")


Overview of adj rear

The adj rear has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (0) rear, rearward

(located in or toward the back or rear; "the chair's rear legs"; "the rear door of the plane"; "on the rearward side")

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