Synonyms of rearing


1. raising, rearing, nurture, upbringing

usage: the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child

2. breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing, socialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturation

usage: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"


1. rear, rise up, straighten

usage: stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds; "The horse reared in terror"

2. rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent

usage: bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"

3. rise, lift, rear, look, appear, seem

usage: rise up; "The building rose before them"

4. rear, erect, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up

usage: cause to rise up

5. raise, erect, rear, set up, put up, construct, build, make

usage: construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"


1. rampant(postnominal), rearing, erect (vs. unerect), vertical, upright

usage: rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile; "a lion rampant"

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