|1.||[ noun ] (military) the back of a military formation or procession|
"infantrymen were in the rear"
|Related terms:||head formation military|
|2.||[ verb ] stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds|
"The horse reared in terror"
|Related terms:||rise rear_back|
|3.||[ noun ] the side of an object that is opposite its front|
"his room was toward the rear of the hotel"
|Related terms:||front side rearward nape|
|4.||[ noun ] the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer|
: "he stood at the back of the stage" "it was hidden in the rear of the store"
|Related terms:||front position|
|5.||[ verb ] bring up|
|Synonyms:||raise bring_up parent nurture|
"raise a family" "bring up children"
|Related terms:||cradle fledge foster parent lineage breeding raising grow_up|
|6.||[ verb ] rise up|
"The building rose before them"
|Related terms:||look loom upgrade|
|7.||[ verb ] cause to rise up|
|Related terms:||raise prick_up pitch erecting|
|8.||[ adjective ] located in or toward the back or rear; the chair's rear legs"|
"the rear door of the plane" "on the rearward side"
|9.||[ noun ] the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on|
|Synonyms:||seat ass bottom rear_end tail behind buttocks stern hindquarters fundament hind_end keister bum backside posterior prat buns tail_end tooshie tush rump can derriere fanny butt nates arse|
"he deserves a good kick in the butt" "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
|Related terms:||body_part torso|
|10.||[ verb ] construct, build, or erect|
|Synonyms:||erect set_up put_up raise|
"Raise a barn"
|Related terms:||level construct construction erecting|
|11.||[ noun ] the side that goes last or is not normally seen|
"he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
|Related terms:||front side stern tail back|