There are 3 translations of rear in Spanish:

rear1

Pronunciation: /rɪr; rɪə(r)/

n

  • 1.1 u (back part) parte (f) trasera or posterior or de atrás a room at o (AmE also) in the rear of the building una habitación en la parte trasera or en la parte de atrás del edificio the courtyard at o (AmE also) in the rear of the building el patio de detrás del edificio the rear of the train los últimos vagones del tren she sat in the rear [Auto] iba sentada atrás or en el asiento trasero the people at o (AmE also) in the rear couldn't hear la gente que estaba al fondo no oía
    More example sentences
    • Staff vehicles enter at the rear of the building by means of a ramp that leads down to a subterranean car park.
    • Stromness Fire Brigade were called out and extinguished the fire, which caused minor damage to the doors at the rear of the building.
    • One of the buildings at the rear of the main house dates from that time.
    1.2 u (of column, procession) the rear la retaguardia to bring up the rear cerrar* la marcha 1.3 c (buttocks) [colloquial/familiar] trasero (m) [familiar/colloquial]
    More example sentences
    • Now Macy's in New York is endorsing big bottoms by adding an extra 2.5in to their dummies' rears.
    • We're not getting off our rears and just walking places.
    • If our folks sit on their rears, the Republicans are better organized in Pennsylvania than they've ever been.

More definitions of rear

Definition of rear in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of rear in Spanish:

rear2

adj

  • [window/wheel] de atrás, trasero the rear entrance la puerta de atrás rear lamp o light (BrE) [Auto] luz (f) trasera or de atrás the rear windows overlook a garden las ventanas de atrás or del fondo dan a un jardín
    More example sentences
    • The back end was completely crumpled and the rear window was shattered.
    • I live smack between two bridges, and I see them both from my rear windows - I can see them now.
    • One round went through my already shattered rear window; another whistled past my head.

More definitions of rear

Definition of rear in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of rear in Spanish:

rear3

vt

  • 1 (raise) [child/cattle/horses] criar*
    More example sentences
    • She felt her baby had a better chance with new parents better equipped to rear her child.
    • This means that the original enslaver was not concerned with the ‘cost of production’ - the cost of rearing a child until it was old enough to be sold into the trade.
    • Jackson used the exercise to demonstrate the challenges parents face in rearing children.
    More example sentences
    • The firm rears chickens from just days old and processes them through to cooked finished products.
    • These larvae were reared separately until eclosion and both classes were viable.
    • The scientists from the University of California at San Francisco reared young rats in an environment of moderate continuous noise.

vi

rear (up)

  • 1.1 [horse] empinarse, pararse en dos patas (AmL) ; (with anger, fear) encabritarse 1.2 (tower) erguirse*, alzarse* the mountains reared (up) before us las montañas se erguían or se alzaban ante nosotros
    More example sentences
    • Beyond it, the Cumbrian mountains rear, an impenetrable barrier.
    • The mountains now rear before us like terrestrial tsunamis - snow-peaked surf in five-thousand metre sets.
    • Lahore station rears out of the surrounding anarchy like a liner out of the ocean.
    More example sentences
    • Already last night difficulties were rearing up.
    • Glennon and Holmes reared up on the referee: ‘We're not going to be dictated to by television,’ Glennon told him.
    • She held him upright and kind of buried his face in her shoulder, which didn't seem right, but neither of the Grans reared up on her, so it must have been okay.

More definitions of rear

Definition of rear in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.