What is another word for rears?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈi͡əz] (IPA)

The word "rears" can have several synonyms based on the context it is being used in. As a verb, "rears" can be replaced by "raises," "lifts," or "elevates." As a noun, it can be switched with "hindquarters," "butt," or "rear-end." In a more formal context, "posterior" can be used as a synonym for "rears." These synonyms are often used in writing contexts where a more polished language is preferred or when describing an animal's body parts. In a more informal context, colloquial expressions like "backside" or "back end" can replace "rears." In general, the choice of synonym depends on the context and the speaker's preference for language.

What are the hypernyms for Rears?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Rears

A kind-hearted woman, called the Kozaczicha, tenders him her services, but he is so jealous of any one but himself doing aught for the child, that he checks her advances, and by hook or by crook obtains a goat from an extortionate Jew, by the help of which he rears the boy satisfactorily.
"George Eliot"
Mathilde Blind
And if she rushes, or comes with her chest to a bank, or if-as I think she will-she refuses her fence, rears, and falls back, what then?
"That Boy Of Norcott's"
Charles James Lever
In the nooks and corners on the left side of the mead the hemlock rears its sickly-looking stem; the mound is broad and high, and thickly covered with grasses, for the most part dead and dry.
"Wild Life in a Southern County"
Richard Jefferies

Famous quotes with Rears

  • Man is more disposed to domination than freedom; and a structure of dominion not only gladdens the eye of the master who rears and protects it, but even its servants are uplifted by the thought that they are members of a whole, which rises high above the life and strength of single generations.
    Wilhelm von Humboldt
  • The mind alike, Vigorous or weak, is capable of culture, But still bears fruit according to its nature. ?Tis not the teacher?s skill that rears the scholar: The sparkling gem gives back the glorious radiance It drinks from other light, but the dull earth Absorbs the blaze, and yields no gleam again.
  • Amid the roses fierce Repentance rears Her snaky crest.
    James Thomson (poet)
  • "... He is not very sharp in some ways; and in his simple view of the world, paederasts are dangerous only to powder-monkeys and choir boys, or to those epicene creatures that are to be found in Mediterranean brothels. I made circuitous attempt at enlightening him a little, but he looked very knowing and said, 'Don't tell about rears and vices; I have been in the Navy all my life.'"
    Patrick O'Brian

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