Definitions For Rear


  • The side that goes last or is not normally seen
  • The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  • The back of a military formation or procession
  • The part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer
  • The side of an object that is opposite its front
  • The part of something that is opposite to or away from the front part : the back part of something
  • The part of your body that you sit on


  • Construct, build, or erect
  • Stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds
  • Cause to rise up
  • Look after a child until it is an adult
  • Rise up
  • To take care of (a young person or animal)
  • To rise up on the back legs with the front legs in the air
  • To rise high in the air


  • Located in or toward the back or rear

Is Rear a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Rear is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 4 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Rear in a Sentence

  • Watched a documentary on how wolves rear their young
  • It took all the men in the village to rear the frame for the barn, pulling hard at the ropes until all the sides were standing
  • There are two bedrooms at the rear.
  • The rear of the car was sleekly designed
  • The car's rear bumper was damaged.
  • Go to the back of the building and look out the rear window and you'll see the eagle

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