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rears

noun
plural of rear

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a behind part or surface
  • the rear of the car was sleekly designed

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2 the part of the body upon which someone sits
  • fell off her skates onto her rear

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rears

verb
present tense third-person singular 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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“Rears.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rears. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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