Synonyms of rear in English:

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rear 1


  • 1 I was born and reared in Newcastle
    educate, train, instruct;
    North American  raise
  • 2 he reared cattle and sheep
    breed, raise, keep, tend
  • 3 laboratory-reared plantlets
  • 4 Harry stiffened and reared his head
    raise, lift (up), hold up, uplift, upraise
  • 5 Creagan Hill reared up before them
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    rear 2


  • 1 a door at the rear of the building
    back, back part, hind part, back end, other end;
    Anatomy  occiput;
    Nautical  stern
    [Antonyms] front
  • 2 Sophie and I brought up the rear of the queue
    end, tail end, rear end, back end, tail;
    North American  tag end;
    Nautical  aft, after
    [Antonyms] front, vanguard, bow
  • 3 he slapped her on the rear
    British  bottom;
    French derrière;
    German Sitzfleisch
    informal sit-upon, stern, BTM, tochus
    British informal bum, botty, prat, jacksie
    Scottish informal bahookie
    North American informal butt, fanny, tush, tushie, tail, duff, buns, booty, caboose, heinie, patootie, keister, tuchis, bazoo, bippy
    West Indian informal batty
    humorous posterior, fundament
    black English rass, rusty dusty
    British vulgar slang arse, clunge
    North American vulgar slang ass
    technical nates
  • adjective

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  • the car's rear bumper
    [Antonyms] front, foremost
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