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What is another word for rear?

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Located or positioned at the back
“The interior of the rear cabin on the boat looked as futuristic as the exterior.”
Relating to the lower or basal region
The back or hindmost part of something
“Henry takes up with the procession of wounded men trudging to the army's rear for care.”
(informal) A person's buttocks
“Be sure to quickly bring your heels up to your rear in a tight tuck.”
The opposite side, or underside, of something
To nurture and care for (someone or something) as they grow
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“She felt her baby had a better chance with new parents better equipped to rear her child.”
To breed and raise (animals)
“There was also a large open field of about five acres where my father grew grass to rear young calves until they were yearlings.”
To grow or cultivate (plants)
“This method of grafting might prove valuable for sections of the country where the summers are somewhat too short or the nights too cool to rear the plants successfully out of doors.”
To lift, raise, or set in an upright position
“Here and there, a beast would rear its head and bellow.”
(of a building, mountain, etc.) To extend or appear to extend to a great height
“They are shaped like Mayan temples and they rear above the light and smog with the astonishing bulk of Ayers Rock in the desert.”
To put together using parts or materials
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“Annie plans to rear a new building on the vacant stretch of land she has just purchased.”
To condition or train to behave in a certain way
To create or birth new life
To base on a principle, idea, feeling or physical matter
To jump back in fear
At, or any distance behind, the stern
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