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rear 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ri(ə)r/,
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rears, plural;
  1. At the back
    • - the car's rear window
Verb
  1. Bring up and care for (a child) until they are fully grown, esp. in a particular manner or place
    • - he was born and reared in New York City
    • - a generation reared on video
  2. (of an animal) Care for (its young) until they are fully grown

  3. Breed and raise (animals)
    • - the calves are reared for beef
  4. Grow or cultivate (plants)
    • - laboratory-reared plantlets
  5. (of a horse or other animal) Raise itself upright on its hind legs
    • - the horse reared in terror
  6. (of a building, mountain, etc.) Extend or appear to extend to a great height
    • - houses reared up on either side
  7. Set (something) upright

Noun
  1. The back part of something, esp. a building or vehicle
    • - the kitchen door at the rear of the house
  2. The space or position at the back of something or someone
    • - the field at the rear of the church
  3. The hindmost part of an army, fleet, or line of people
    • - two blue policemen at the rear fell out of the formation
  4. A person's buttocks


  1. rear(a): located in or toward the back or rear; "the chair's rear legs"; "the rear door of the plane"; "on the rearward side"
  2. stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds; "The horse reared in terror"
  3. the back of a military formation or procession; "infantrymen were in the rear"
  4. bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
  5. the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room was toward the rear of the hotel"
  6. back: 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"
  7. rise: rise up; "The building rose before them"
  8. buttocks: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
  9. cause to rise up
  10. raise: construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
  11. the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
  12. Parenting is the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood. Parenting refers to the activity of raising a child rather than the biological relationship.
  13. Rearing occurs when a horse or other equid "stands up" on its hind legs with the forelegs off the ground. Rearing may be linked to fright, aggression, excitement, disobedience, or pain. ...
  14. In military parlance, the rear is the part of concentration of military forces that is farthest from the enemy (compare its antonym, the front line). ...
  15. The back or hindmost part; that which is behind, or last on order; - opposed to front; Specifically, the part of an army or fleet which comes last, or is stationed behind the rest; The buttocks, a creature's bottom; To sodomize (perform anal sex); Being behind, or in the hindmost part; ...
  16. (syn. Back)  -  arbitrary convention (by Berliner et al.) for direction in a transducer, stack or convertor from the longitudinal center or crystals and away from the radiating face or tip.
  17. tire traction is decreased and the car may swap ends on icy roads easier.
  18. To feed and grow in a natural or artificial environment.
  19. Movement in which the horse stand up more or less vertically on his hind legs. This dangerous defense, generally developed because of a major misunderstanding between horse and rider, allows the horse to escape the rider's demands.
  20. Real Ear Aided Response. See "Aided Response".
  21. Rear portion of a wildland fire. Synonymous with Heel.
  22. (Vice Admiral Pieter Floriszoon)
  23. interior, away from the enemy.
  24. Another term for grow.