Synonyms of rear in English

: rear1rear2

rear1


See definition of rear

verb

1‘I was born and reared in Newcastle’

SYNONYMS

bring up, care for, look after, nurture, parent

educate, train, instruct

North American raise

2‘he reared cattle and sheep’

SYNONYMS

breed, raise, keep, tend

3‘laboratory-reared plantlets’

SYNONYMS

grow, cultivate

4‘Harry stiffened and reared his head’

SYNONYMS

raise, hold up, uplift, upraise

5‘Creagan Hill reared up before them’

SYNONYMS

rise, rise up, tower, soar, loom


Synonyms of rear in English

: rear1rear2

rear2


See definition of rear

noun

1‘a door at the rear of the building’

SYNONYMS

back, back part, hind part, back end, other end

occiput

stern

ANTONYMS

front

2‘Sophie and I brought up the rear of the queue’

SYNONYMS

end, tail end, rear end, back end, tail

North American tag end

aft, after

ANTONYMS

front, vanguard, bow

3‘he slapped her on the rear’

SYNONYMS

buttocks, backside, behind, rear end, rump, seat, haunches, hindquarters, cheeks

British bottom

derrière

Sitzfleisch

informal sit-upon, stern, BTM, tochus, rusty dusty

British informal bum, botty, prat, jacksie

Scottish informal bahookie

North American informal butt, fanny, tush, tushie, tail, duff, buns, booty, caboose, heinie, patootie, keister, tuchis, bazoo, bippy

West Indian informal batty, rass

humorous posterior, fundament

British vulgar slang arse, clunge

North American vulgar slang ass

technical nates


adjective

1‘the car's rear bumper’

SYNONYMS

back, end, rearmost, endmost

hind, hinder, hindmost

technical posterior, caudal

ANTONYMS

front, foremost