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Synonyms for rear

Synonyms for (noun) rear

Synonyms: rear, back Definition: the side that goes last or is not normally seen Usage: he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

Similar words: side Definition: an extended outer surface of an object Usage: he turned the box over to examine the bottom side; they painted all four sides of the house

Synonyms: keister, seat, rump, rear, rear end, posterior, prat, fanny, fundament, ass, behind, arse, backside, hind end, hindquarters, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can, bottom, derriere, tooshie, stern, tail, tail end, tush, nates Definition: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on Usage: he deserves a good kick in the butt; are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

Similar words: body part Definition: any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

Synonyms: rear Definition: the back of a military formation or procession Usage: infantrymen were in the rear

Similar words: formation Definition: an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit Usage: a defensive formation; a formation of planes

Synonyms: rear, back Definition: the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer Usage: he stood at the back of the stage; it was hidden in the rear of the store

Similar words: position, place Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something Usage: he put the lamp back in its place

Synonyms: rear, back end, backside Definition: the side of an object that is opposite its front Usage: his room was toward the rear of the hotel

Similar words: side, face Definition: a surface forming part of the outside of an object Usage: he examined all sides of the crystal; dew dripped from the face of the leaf

Synonyms for (verb) rear

Synonyms: set up, put up, raise, rear, erect Definition: construct, build, or erect Usage: Raise a barn

Similar words: construct, make, build Definition: make by combining materials and parts Usage: this little pig made his house out of straw; Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

Synonyms: rear, rise up Definition: stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds Usage: The horse reared in terror

Similar words: straighten Definition: get up from a sitting or slouching position Usage: The students straightened when the teacher entered

Synonyms: rear, erect Definition: cause to rise up

Similar words: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load

Synonyms: lift, rear, rise Definition: rise up Usage: The building rose before them

Similar words: seem, look, appear Definition: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect Usage: She seems to be sleeping; This appears to be a very difficult problem; This project looks fishy; They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time

Synonyms for (adjective) rear

Synonyms: rear, rearward Definition: located in or toward the back or rear Usage: the chair's rear legs; the rear door of the plane; on the rearward side

Similar words: back Definition: related to or located at the back Usage: the back yard; the back entrance