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Idioms for rear
Origin of rear1
synonym study for rear
Words nearby rear
Definition for rear (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of rear2
words often confused with rear
OTHER WORDS FROM rearun·reared, adjectivewell-reared, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for rear
There are drive units for front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, and an assist all-wheel drive unit, and then a pair of drive units for trucks.This is GM’s new series of Ultium Drive electric motors|Jonathan M. Gitlin|September 17, 2020|Ars Technica
Bringing up the rear, the Jaguars are clearly rebuilding after purging pretty much everyone associated with their 2017 AFC title game run over the past couple of years.What To Watch For In An Abnormally Normal 2020 NFL Season|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|September 9, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The beetles start the process by releasing a mix of hot, noxious chemicals from their rear ends.Some beetles can be eaten by a frog, then walk out the other end|Jonathan Lambert|September 4, 2020|Science News For Students
I’m right-handed and carry my knife in my right pocket, so I like my knife clips to mount to the rear of my knife’s handle, on the right side.Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Knife|Wes Siler|September 3, 2020|Outside Online
The big difference is that mid-drive motors apply power through the drivetrain, while hub motors do so directly through the wheel, usually the rear.Do You Want to Buy an E-Cargo Bike? Read This First.|Joe Lindsey|August 30, 2020|Outside Online
Shouts came from the rear of the crowd for “no violence,” shouts that went largely unheeded.
At the rear end of the park is a wall or divider maybe six or seven feet high and about twice that wide.
Kitty staggered around the corner to the rear of her building, trying to make it home.
There is a crash and gray smoke billows from the rear of the tank.Turkish President Kisses Off Kurds Under Siege By ISIS|Jamie Dettmer|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What is there to prevent Sherman taking General Lee in the rear?Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed|Marc Wortman|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The men rode toward the rear of the herd, one on each side, and Arlie fell in beside her old playmate, Dick.A Texas Ranger|William MacLeod Raine
Before Frederic could reply, the two men were jostled and swept on by a sudden rush of a noisy crowd in their rear.The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Seeing his Pawnees were some distance in the rear, the whole party turned on Major North.The Story of the First Trans-Continental Railroad|W. F. Bailey.
At the rear, a doorway, heavily curtained, leads into another room.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
It is not only loving birds that build their nests and rear their young over the horns of forgotten fears, but, alas!Demonology and Devil-lore|Moncure Daniel Conway
British Dictionary definitions for rear (1 of 2)
Word Origin for rear
British Dictionary definitions for rear (2 of 2)
Derived forms of rearrearer, noun
Word Origin for rear
Idioms and Phrases with rear
In addition to the idioms beginning with rear
- rear end
- rear its ugly head
- bring up the rear