Email this page to a friend



  1. [noun] the back of a military formation or procession; "infantrymen were in the rear"

  2. [noun] the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room was toward the rear of the hotel"
    Synonyms: backside, back end

  3. [noun] the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer; "he stood at the back of the stage"; "it was hidden in the rear of the store"
    Synonyms: back

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

  5. [noun] the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
    Synonyms: back

  6. [verb] stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds; "The horse reared in terror"
    Synonyms: rise up

  7. [verb] bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
    Synonyms: raise, bring up, nurture, parent

  8. [verb] rise up; "The building rose before them"
    Synonyms: rise, lift

  9. [verb] cause to rise up
    Synonyms: erect

  10. [verb] construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
    Synonyms: raise, erect, set up, put up

  11. [adjective] located in or toward the back or rear; "the chair's rear legs"; "the rear door of the plane"; "on the rearward side"
    Synonyms: ward


Related Words:

Web Standards & Support:

Link to and support Powered by LoadedWeb Web Hosting
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS! FireFox Extensions