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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
What if you just want eyes on the back of your head, you want forward and rear-facing cameras?All Your Internet Boyfriends Are Taken: Gosling, Cumberbatch, and now Joseph Gordon-Levitt|Melissa Leon|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
George Cook, a middle-age black man from the Bronx, brought up the rear.
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.
As the bright glow of a little cascade of sparks pierced the darkness, a voice in our rear called sharply: "Hands up!"Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He went himself to the kitchen, which was a building apart from the cottages and lying to the rear of the house.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
If we had shot 'em without discrimination, the cowards would have got bold, seein' that they weren't safer in rear than in front.
Going back we had some long range shots with the 15-inch guns at batteries in rear of Achi Baba.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
So Lawrence find Harry rode ahead, the squad some fifteen or twenty paces in the rear, leisurely following.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
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