What are some alternative words for rear?

Synonyms for rear
rɪər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rear(noun)

    the back of a military formation or procession

    "infantrymen were in the rear"

    Synonyms:
    rear end, tush, tooshie, keister, back, derriere, fanny, bottom, backside, buttocks, seat, stern, hind end, rump, tail, bum, prat, can, behind, butt, hindquarters, arse, posterior, buns, fundament, nates, back end, tail end, ass

    Antonyms:
    front, forepart, head, front end, front(a)

  2. rear, backside, back end(noun)

    the side of an object that is opposite its front

    "his room was toward the rear of the hotel"

    Synonyms:
    rear end, tush, tooshie, keister, back, derriere, fanny, bottom, backside, buttocks, seat, stern, hind end, rump, tail, bum, prat, can, behind, butt, hindquarters, arse, posterior, buns, fundament, nates, back end, tail end, ass

    Antonyms:
    forepart, front, head, front end, front(a)

  3. back, 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"

    Synonyms:
    fanny, binding, tail, seat, backrest, butt, rachis, can, fundament, nates, vertebral column, back, rear end, posterior, buttocks, spine, stern, bottom, backside, bum, spinal column, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, dorsum, hind end, book binding, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, back end, cover, tush, backbone, behind

    Antonyms:
    front, head, forepart, front end, front(a)

  4. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass(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?"

    Synonyms:
    screw, arse, keister, female genital organ, substructure, stinkpot, goat, cornerstone, stern, lavatory, git, croup, arsehole, butt, shadower, crapper, commode, throne, skunk, base, tooshie, foundation, butt end, lav, derriere, can buoy, shag, place, seat, prat, bottomland, hind end, behind, tin can, scum bag, asshole, freighter, understructure, ass, stub, backside, after part, female genitals, tramp, female genitalia, idler, nookie, toilet, piece of tail, laughingstock, shtup, poop, foot, screwing, posterior, potty, bathroom, quarter, do-nothing, back end, dirty dog, tush, tail, merchantman, canful, can, croupe, butt joint, john, back tooth, bunghole, nates, rat, rump, nooky, pot, back, privy, underside, piece of ass, rear end, layabout, bottom, buns, merchant ship, undersurface, tail assembly, hobo, loafer, fundament, stool, roll in the hay, empennage, rotter, so-and-so, stooge, target, stinker, buttocks, bottom of the inning, hindquarters, bum, cigaret, coffin nail, tin, crumb, groundwork, shadow, fag end, cigarette, bed, basis, tail end, fanny, lowlife, puke

    Antonyms:
    forepart, front end, head, front, front(a)

  5. rear, back(adj)

    the side that goes last or is not normally seen

    "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"

    Synonyms:
    fanny, binding, tail, seat, backrest, butt, dorsum, rear end, can, nates, vertebral column, back, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, rachis, spinal column, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, spine, hind end, book binding, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, back end, cover, tush, backbone

    Antonyms:
    head, front end, front, forepart, front(a)

  6. rear(a), rearward(a)(verb)

    located in or toward the back or rear

    "the chair's rear legs"; "the rear door of the plane"; "on the rearward side"

    Antonyms:
    front end, front, head, forepart, front(a)

  7. rear, rise up(verb)

    stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds

    "The horse reared in terror"

    Synonyms:
    bring up, nurture, arise, rebel, rise, raise, lift, surface, erect, come up, set up, parent, rise up, put up

    Antonyms:
    forepart, head, front, front end, front(a)

  8. rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent(verb)

    bring up

    "raise a family"; "bring up children"

    Synonyms:
    kindle, rise, arouse, put forward, leaven, set up, upgrade, boot, provoke, elevate, kick upstairs, recruit, upraise, enkindle, put up, heighten, stir, refer, elicit, advance, conjure, lift, fire, farm, cite, grow, bring up, conjure up, nurture, resurrect, levy, advert, promote, nourish, prove, erect, raise, name, call down, get up, produce, call forth, invoke, mention, reboot, evoke, foster, parent, sustain, rise up, enhance

    Antonyms:
    front, head, front end, forepart, front(a)

  9. rise, lift, rear(verb)

    rise up

    "The building rose before them"

    Synonyms:
    hook, rise, wind, cabbage, stand up, vacate, climb up, hoist, airlift, annul, elevate, uprise, put up, heighten, nobble, go up, rebel, surface, lift, plagiarize, arise, spring up, abstract, revoke, come up, grow, originate, plagiarise, pilfer, filch, reverse, nurture, resurrect, erect, ascend, snarf, overturn, repeal, develop, climb, swipe, raise, sneak, get up, prove, move up, set up, turn out, jump, purloin, rescind, bring up, face-lift, parent, mount, rise up, wax, rustle, pinch, countermand

    Antonyms:
    front, head, front end, forepart, front(a)

  10. rear, erect(verb)

    cause to rise up

    Synonyms:
    bring up, nurture, rise, raise, lift, erect, set up, parent, rise up, put up

    Antonyms:
    head, front end, front, forepart, front(a)

  11. raise, erect, rear, set up, put up(verb)

    construct, build, or erect

    "Raise a barn"

    Synonyms:
    elevate, resurrect, rise up, endure, provoke, launch, fire, leaven, call forth, entrap, put, stand, kick upstairs, lift, effect, frame, upgrade, put up, fix, digest, arrange, stomach, install, set up, provide, bring up, raise, recruit, enkindle, ready, levy, found, conjure, offer, establish, upraise, rise, contribute, effectuate, stick out, tolerate, conjure up, set, brook, suffer, enhance, gear up, domiciliate, prepare, put together, can, tack, post, house, prove, put forward, invoke, pitch, evoke, assemble, piece, heighten, put in, rig, instal, stir, order, elicit, ensnare, bear, nurture, parent, produce, erect, abide, nominate, kindle, arouse, grow, tin, promote, support, advance, farm, get up, lay out, call down, tack together

    Antonyms:
    front, head, forepart, front end, front(a)

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rear(n)

    Synonyms:
    back, end, tail

    Antonyms:
    van, front, face

  2. rear(v)

    Synonyms:
    raise, elevate, breed, discipline, erect, train, educate, instruct, foster, establish, construct, lift

    Antonyms:
    stifle, extinguish, kill, depress, subvert, demolish, destroy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rear(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hinder part (particularly of an army)

  2. rear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    raise, elevate, lift, raise up

  3. rear(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bring up, RAISE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rear(a)

    Synonyms:
    hindmost

  2. rear(v)

    Synonyms:
    raise, lift, elevate, erect, build, bring up

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. rear

    Synonyms:
    Buttocks, see there

How to pronounce rear?

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How to say rear in sign language?

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How to use rear in a sentence?

  1. Russel Meiring:

    What we do know is that one vehicle rear ended the other.

  2. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Life and those who rear us teach lessons that break us. How we reassemble the broken pieces defines what we become.

  3. Lou Williams:

    We just got our (rear) kicked, thats it.

  4. Dan Ives:

    We believe it will be a avalanche of selling from early investors and insiders as this train wreck since the IPO continues, we estimate roughly 763 mm shares will be unlocking with roughly 25 % at a big risk of selling over the coming days. It' sr been dark days for Uber but after this week, the lockup overhang will be in the rear view mirror and the stock should rebound from here.

  5. First Lieutenant Muath al Kasaesbeh:

    I heard and felt its hit. The other Jordanian pilot in the mission contacted me from a participating jet and told me that I was struck and that fire was coming out of the rear nozzle of my engine.


Translations for rear

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  • الخلفيArabic
  • zadní, vychovatCzech
  • aufrichten, erziehen, Nachhut, großziehen, aufziehenGerman
  • nyiEwe
  • οπισθοφυλακήGreek
  • retaguardia, erigir, criar, posteriorSpanish
  • peräpää, takaosa, taka-, pystyttää, nostaa, kasvattaa, [[nousta]] [[takajalka, takajoukko, perä, kohottaaFinnish
  • derrière, élever, arrière, ériger, arrière-gardeFrench
  • tógIrish
  • togScottish Gaelic
  • पीछेHindi
  • hátsó, hátvédHungarian
  • belakangIndonesian
  • edukarIdo
  • sollevare, retro, retroguardia, sollevarsi, crescere, innalzare, edificare, didietro, elevare, posterioreItalian
  • 飼育する, しんがり, 後ろ, 育てる, 後方の, 後ろの, 後ろ足立ちする, 後方, そびえ立つJapanese
  • پێگه‌یشتن, په‌روه‌رده‌ کردنKurdish
  • audzinātLatvian
  • tānapu, whakatupu, muri, kumu, whakatipuMāori
  • steigeren, oprichten, achterkant, opvoeden, construeren, verheffen, achterwerk, achtereind, grootbrengen, achterste, achter, achterhoede, kwekenDutch
  • څټ, شاPashto, Pushto
  • alçar, erguer, criar, zaga, traseiro, traseira, erigir, retaguarda, construir, levantarPortuguese
  • вставать на дыбы, воздвигать, выращивать, возводить, возносить, тыл, задняя часть, воспитывать, сооружать, возвышать, поднимать, воспитать, возвысить, задняя сторона, соорудить, водвигнуть, поднять, задний, вырастить, возвести, вознестиRussian
  • ด้านหลังThai
  • phía sauVietnamese
  • dirîWalloon

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