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What is another word for rearing?

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Present participle for to nurture and care for (someone or something) as they grow
“She felt her baby had a better chance with new parents better equipped to rear her child.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for 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.) Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for to put together using parts or materials
“Annie plans to rear a new building on the vacant stretch of land she has just purchased.”
The raising and nurturing of a child
The activity or business of growing crops and raising livestock
The science or art of teaching
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The state or act of being a parent
A person's social circumstances
Erect or standing, or rising, up
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