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rear
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 12
1. Being behind, or in the hindmost part; hindmost; as, the rear rank of a company.
2. Early; soon.
Part of Speech: noun
1. Specifically, the part of an army or fleet which comes last, or is stationed behind the rest.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To rise up on the hind legs, as a horse; to become erect.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To place in the rear; to secure the rear of.
2. To raise; to lift up; to cause to rise, become erect, etc.; to elevate; as, to rear a monolith.
3. To erect by building; to set up; to construct; as, to rear defenses or houses; to rear one government on the ruins of another.
4. To lift and take up.
6. To breed and raise; as, to rear cattle.
7. To rouse; to stir up.
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