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