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English adjective: rearing

1. rearing rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile


SamplesA lion rampant.


Synonymsrampant


Similarerect, upright, vertical


Domain categoryheraldry


Antonymsunerect


English noun: rearing

1. rearing (attribute) the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child


Synonymsnurture, raising


Broader (hypernym)upbringing

2. rearing (act) helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community


SamplesThey debated whether nature or nurture was more important.


Synonymsbreeding, bringing up, fosterage, fostering, nurture, raising, upbringing


Broader (hypernym)acculturation, enculturation, socialisation, socialization









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