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rearing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in upbringing, raising

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rearing

verb
present participle of rear

Synonyms & Antonyms of rearing (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to fix in an upright position
  • it took all the men in the village to rear the frame for the barn, pulling hard at the ropes until all the sides were standing

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4 to look after or assist the growth of by labor and care
  • an amateur who rears rare orchids in a professional-grade greenhouse

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“Rearing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rearing. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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