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Idioms for rear
Origin of rear1
synonym study for 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
As they go to grab it, they bring their tail up and in, using their rear to scoop up the worm.Here’s what bats ‘see’ when they explore the world with sound|Carolyn Wilke|October 29, 2020|Science News For Students
Ibis offers the “Roxy tune,” adjusting the rear shock so that smaller riders can enjoy optimal suspension engineering.
Google and a couple of Samsung events brought up the rear, critiqued for having more advertising-like presentation styles.Who wore it best? Rating Big Tech’s product debuts|Aaron Pressman|October 23, 2020|Fortune
But, the ability to individually power the rear wheels also allows the system to direct power to whichever of those has the most traction.A First Look at the 2022 GMC Hummer EV (It's Awesome)|Wes Siler|October 21, 2020|Outside Online
It also has a “crab walk” feature that lets the front and rear wheels steer at the same angle at low speeds so it can move diagonally around obstacles.An electric Hummer? Battery-powered trucks head to showrooms|Verne Kopytoff|October 21, 2020|Fortune
Even if they have been reared from a young age in captivity, news reports abound with animal attacks.
For a while, she fell into a depression and abandoned the churchgoing Methodist tradition in which she was reared.Joy Reid, MSNBC Anchor, on the Racism of the Tea Party, Family Dramas, and Why She Loves Boxing|Lloyd Grove|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Racial tension, never far from the surface of public debate here, also reared its head.Oscar Pistorius Now Being Seen by Many South Africans as a Fallen Hero|Eusebius McKaiser|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He acquired the wolves as cubs from zoos or animal parks and has reared them mostly by hand.
During a visitation on August 14, a caustic and angry Casey reared her head and jurors were seen taking notes.
Again, this Confederate soldier was born and reared a gentleman, was so by instinct.The Story of a Confederate boy in the Civil War|David E. Johnston
They have a right to be born with a good inheritance, to be reared in good health, and to be well trained in a happy home.
It is all very well to love the woman who reared us, but est medius in rebus.The Bashful Lover (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIX)|Charles Paul de Kock
And now Carmen herself had shown him that real education must be reared upon a foundation wholly spiritual.Carmen Ariza|Charles Francis Stocking
It reared over the boat that Hrymer sat in and that Thor straddled across.The Children of Odin|Padraic Colum
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