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English definition of “rear”

rear

verb [I or T] (RISE)    /rɪər/ US  /rɪr/
to rise up or to lift something up: The horse reared (up) (= suddenly rose onto its back legs) when it heard the gun shot. The lion slowly reared its head (= lifted it up) and looked around.Moving upwards
(Definition of rear verb (RISE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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