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Overview of noun rearing

The noun rearing has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) raising, rearing, nurture

(the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child)

2. (1) breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing

(helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important")

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 rearing

The adj rearing has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. rampant, rearing

(rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile; "a lion rampant") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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