rearadjective [before noun]uk /rɪər/ us /rɪr/
rearnounuk /rɪər/ us /rɪr/
rearverbuk /rɪər/ us /rɪr/
rear verb (CARE FOR)
- She's reared four children very successfully.
- He grew up in Hoboken, where Sinatra was reared.
- He took me to the North Georgia mountains where he was reared.
- Most pigs reared for meat are killed around 18-20 years old.
- The animals are reared for breeding purposes rather than the dinner table.
rear verb (RISE)