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rearing

[ reer ]SEE DEFINITION OF rearing
  • verbraise young
  • verblift, rise
  • verbbuild

Synonyms for rearing

  • breed
  • bring up
  • care for
  • educate
  • cultivate
  • foster
  • grow
  • nurse
  • nurture
  • propagate
  • train
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Antonyms for rearing

  • destroy
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • abandon
  • drop
  • fall
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REARING

Was there any difference in our rearing, in our daily life until--until you left us?

In the rearing of poultry, care should be taken to choose a fine large breed, or the ends of good management may be defeated.

There was the circular landing-grid, rearing skyward for nearly a mile.

He judged the young man to be a product of rearing and environment.

I have been your tutor, and your rearing has been my charge.

You heard him plead, in extenuation of his fault, his mode of life, his rearing.

Kweek's first experience in rearing a family ended disastrously.

The rearing of poultry is one of the things which I do in order to benefit my country.

Oh, how much care and intelligence are necessary in the rearing of children!

He did not believe in barracks and towns for the rearing of anything so fresh and tender.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old French rere (see rear (n.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR REARING

background

nounexperience or circumstances

construction

nouncreation, building
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