[ verb ] stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds
"The horse reared in terror"
Used in print(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)
Once_more , Katie reared , and whinnied in fear .
Katie reared a third time , then , trembling , descended .
Again Katie reared , and now , wickedly , he compelled her to bring her hooves down again_and_again upon the sprawled figure of the stranger .(Howard Fast, April Morning....)
I do n't know whether he was_after our rider , who had gone_by a minute before , or whether he was simply scouting conditions ; but when he passed us by , a musket roared , and he reared his horse , swung it around , and began to whip it back in the direction from which he had come .
The redcoat officer collapsed like a punctured bolster , and the horse reared and threw him from the saddle , except that one booted foot caught in the stirrup .
[ noun ] the side of an object that is opposite its front
"his room was toward the rear of the hotel"
Used in print(Mr. America, 4:6...)
After you have taken_a_breather , reverse the position of your legs so_that the front thigh of the previous exercise is now to the rear , and the rear thigh now to the front , and perform the same movement in the same manner .(W. H. Gass, "The Pedersen Kid," in The...)
He was like a mean horse to come at from the rear .
[ noun ] the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer
: "he stood at the back of the stage" "it was hidden in the rear of the store"
Used in print(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)
At the rear of the auditorium , upstairs , some men tried to push open the door to the box corridor .
[ verb ] bring up
"raise a family" "bring up children"
Used in print(Rocky Mountain News, [Denver, Colorado]...)
Home is where a man was_born , reared , went_to school and , most particularly , where grandma is .(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Reared in England , she studied to be a teacher , earned several scholarships and was graduated with_honors from the University of London .
[ adjective ] located in or toward the back or rear; the chair's rear legs"
"the rear door of the plane" "on the rearward side"
Used in print(Joseph Chadwick, No Land Is Free....)
Brannon was hunkered_down with his broad back to the left rear wheel , with the other two facing him .
[ noun ] the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
"he deserves a good kick in the butt" "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"