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1. rear

noun. ['ˈrɪr'] the back of a military formation or procession.

Antonyms

  • undemanding

Etymology

  • rere (Anglo-Norman)
  • rado (Latin)
  • rere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hreran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Rear

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer

Example sentences of the word rear


1. Noun, singular or mass
Move the stove away from the wall so you have access to the rear of the stove.

2. Adjective
Display the business name on the rear windshield or on the body of the car where it is visible.

3. Verb, base form
Unscrew the front right and rear left screws and remove them from the cabinet.

Quotes containing the word rear


1. We give up our backs and allow religious myths to apply the rear naked choke to our minds.
- Cameron Conaway, Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet

2. rear

noun. ['ˈrɪr'] the side of an object that is opposite its front.

Synonyms

  • side
  • face
  • nape
  • nucha
  • backside
  • rearward
  • scruff

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • thinness
  • breakableness
  • solidity

Etymology

  • rere (Anglo-Norman)
  • rado (Latin)
  • rere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hreran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. rear

verb. ['ˈrɪr'] stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds.

Synonyms

  • rise up
  • straighten

Antonyms

  • thin
  • hardness
  • worker

Etymology

  • rere (Anglo-Norman)
  • rado (Latin)
  • rere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hreran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. rear

noun. ['ˈrɪr'] the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer.

Synonyms

  • back
  • position

Antonyms

  • middle
  • beginning
  • obverse

Etymology

  • rere (Anglo-Norman)
  • rado (Latin)
  • rere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hreran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. rear

verb. ['ˈrɪr'] bring up.

Synonyms

  • foster
  • raise
  • cradle
  • fledge
  • nurture
  • bring up
  • grow up

Antonyms

  • unerect
  • soft
  • bore
  • fall

Etymology

  • rere (Anglo-Norman)
  • rado (Latin)
  • rere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hreran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. rear

verb. ['ˈrɪr'] rise up.

Synonyms

  • hulk
  • loom
  • appear
  • predominate
  • rise
  • look
  • tower
  • lift

Antonyms

  • bless
  • demote
  • descent
  • decrease

Etymology

  • rere (Anglo-Norman)
  • rado (Latin)
  • rere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hreran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. rear

noun. ['ˈrɪr'] the side that goes last or is not normally seen.

Synonyms

  • quarter
  • poop
  • side
  • after part
  • stern
  • tail
  • empennage
  • back

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • top
  • side
  • miss

Etymology

  • rere (Anglo-Norman)
  • rado (Latin)
  • rere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hreran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. rear

adjective. ['ˈrɪr'] located in or toward the back or rear.

Synonyms

  • back

Antonyms

  • anterior
  • antecedent

Etymology

  • rere (Anglo-Norman)
  • rado (Latin)
  • rere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hreran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. rear

verb. ['ˈrɪr'] cause to rise up.

Synonyms

  • raise
  • elevate
  • prick
  • prick up
  • bring up
  • cock up
  • get up
  • pitch
  • set up
  • lift

Antonyms

  • work
  • superior
  • up
  • lie

Etymology

  • rere (Anglo-Norman)
  • rado (Latin)
  • rere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hreran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. rear

verb. ['ˈrɪr'] construct, build, or erect.

Synonyms

  • raise
  • make
  • put up
  • construct
  • set up
  • build

Antonyms

  • unbreakableness
  • softness
  • thick
  • porosity

Etymology

  • rere (Anglo-Norman)
  • rado (Latin)
  • rere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hrer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • reren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hreran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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