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rear2

rear2

 
pronunciation:
rir
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reared, rearing, rears
definition 1: to raise to maturity.
synonyms:
raise
similar words:
breed, care for, cherish, cultivate, develop, foster, nurture, parent, take care of
definition 2: to erect; build.
synonyms:
build, construct, erect, raise
similar words:
fabricate
definition 3: to raise (something) upright.
synonyms:
erect, raise, stand
similar words:
elevate, hoist, upraise, upright
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: reared, rearing, rears
definition: to rise on the hind legs.
The horse reared and ran away.
similar words:
arise, buck
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