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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; The properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child

Usage examples (35)
  • Verb (used with object) : to rear a child. ,to rear a ladder
  • Verb (used without object) : The skyscraper rears high over the neighboring buildings
  • If technology in child-rearing is the first choice, reproducing should be the last choice.
  • So Mardas thanked him and said, Thou hast well requited our fosterage-pains in rearing thee, O for more
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