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rearing

verb , present participle of rear

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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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