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rear1

rear1

 
 
pronunciation:
rir
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the back part of something.
a note on the rear of the door
 
synonyms:
back
antonyms:
front
similar words:
reverse
definition 2: a position behind or in back of something.
we sat in the rear of the car
synonyms:
back
antonyms:
forefront, front
definition 3: the buttocks; rump.
synonyms:
backside, behind, bottom, fanny, rear end, rump, tush
similar words:
buttock, posterior
definition 4: the part of a military unit or area that is farthest away from the enemy.
antonyms:
vanguard
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part of speech: adjective
definition: pertaining to or being at the back or the rear.
the rear entrance
synonyms:
back
antonyms:
advance, front
similar words:
aft, aftermost, dorsal, hind, hindmost, posterior, rearmost, reverse, tail
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