Rear

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Rear->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rear
rear
back
posteriority
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rear rank
rear rank
rear guard
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ background
background
hinterland
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ occiput
occiput
nape
chine
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ heels
heels
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ tail
tail
rump
croup
buttock
posteriors
backside scut
breech
dorsum
loin
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ dorsal region
dorsal region
lumbar region
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hind quarters
hind quarters
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ aitchbone
aitchbone
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ natch
natch
natch bone
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ stern
stern
poop
afterpart
heelpiece
crupper
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ wake
wake
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ train
train
&c.(sequence) 281
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ reverse
reverse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ other side of the shield
other side of the shield
PARAG:Rear->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be behind
be behind
&c.->Adv.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fall astern
fall astern
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bend backwards
bend backwards
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bring up the rear
bring up the rear
PARAG:Rear->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ back
back
rear
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hind
hind
hinder
hindmost
hindermost
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ postern
postern
posterior
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dorsal
dorsal
after
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ caudal
caudal
lumbar
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ mizzen
mizzen
tergal
PARAG:Rear->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ behind
behind
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in the rear
in the rear
in the background
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ behind one's back
behind one's back
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at the heels of
at the heels of
at the tail of
at the back of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ back to back
back to back
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ after
after
aft
abaft
astern
sternmost
aback
rearward

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  • Rear — Rear, a. Being behind, or in the hindmost part; hindmost; as, the rear rank of a company. [1913 Webster] {Rear admiral}, an officer in the navy, next in rank below a vice admiral and above a commodore. See {Admiral}. {Rear front} (Mil.), the rear …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rear — Rear, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reared} (r[=e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rearing}.] [AS. r[=ae]ran to raise, rear, elevate, for r[=ae]san, causative of r[=i]san to rise. See {Rise}, and cf. {Raise}.] 1. To raise; to lift up; to cause to rise, become erect …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rear — rear1 [rir] n. [prob. back form. < REAR(WARD), REAR (GUARD)] 1. the back or hind part of something 2. the place or position behind or at the back [at the rear of the house] 3. the part of a military or naval force farthest from the enemy ☆ 4 …   English World dictionary

  • rear — [adj] back, end aft, after, astern, backward, behind, dorsal, following, hind, hinder, hindermost, hindmost, last, mizzen, posterior, postern, rearmost, rearward, retral, reverse, stern, tail; concept 583 Ant. beginning, front rear [n] back or… …   New thesaurus

  • rear — Ⅰ. rear [1] ► NOUN 1) the back or hindmost part of something. 2) (also rear end) informal a person s buttocks. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ at the back. ● bring up the rear Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • rear- — comb. form, partly of OF. or AF. origin, as in rear ward, guard, rearsupper (and hence by analogy in rear admiral, feast, freight), partly ad. F. arrière , as in rear vassal, vault, and partly (from c 1600) an attributive use of rear n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rear — (r[=e]r), v. t. To place in the rear; to secure the rear of. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rear — Rear, n. [OF. riere behind, backward, fr. L. retro. Cf. {Arrear}.] 1. The back or hindmost part; that which is behind, or last in order; opposed to {front}. [1913 Webster] Nipped with the lagging rear of winter s frost. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rear — may be used as a noun and a verb and has several meanings: * Rear (military) the area of a battlefield behind the front line *Animals: **In stockbreeding, to breed and raise **Rear (horse), when a horse lifts its front legs off the ground *Rear… …   Wikipedia

  • rear up — ˈrear up [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they rear up he/she/it rears up present participle rearing up past tense reared up past part …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rear — (r[=e]r), adv. Early; soon. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Then why does Cuddy leave his cot so rear? Gay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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