What is the definition of rear?

Definitions for rear

  • adjective - located in or toward the back or rear; "the chair's rear legs"; "the rear door of the plane"; "on the rearward side"
  • verb - construct
  • verb - stand up on the hind legs
  • verb - cause to rise up
  • verb - bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
  • verb - rise up; "The building rose before them"
  • noun - the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
  • noun - 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?"
  • noun - the back of a military formation or procession; "infantrymen were in the rear"
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room was toward the rear of the hotel"
  • Pronounciation of rear

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    Synonyms for rear

    rearward arse buns hind end rear end tail bottom ass back butt can keister rump tail end behind back end buttocks backside fundament posterior stern tooshie derriere nates bum hindquarters prat seat tush fanny erect bring up lift set up nurture put up parent raise rise up rise

    Antonyms for rear

    front head

    Holonyms for rear

    No holonyms found for rear.

    Hypernyms for rear

    formation position side place body part face make elevate appear straighten get up seem construct raise bring up build lift look

    Hyponyms for rear

    after part tail assembly nucha quarter empennage rearward poop nape stern tail scruff set up fledge tower prick up cradle predominate rear back prick foster hulk pitch cock up loom

    Meronyms for rear

    No meronyms found for rear.

    Sounds like rear

    No words sound like rear.