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Definition 1: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community - [noun denoting act]

Samples where rearing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

Synonyms for rearing in the sense of this definition

(rearing is a kind of ...) the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

"the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"

Definition 2: the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for rearing in the sense of this definition

(rearing is a kind of ...) properties acquired during a person's formative years

Definition 3: rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rearing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a lion rampant

Synonyms for rearing in the sense of this definition

(rearing is similar to ...) upright in position or posture

"an erect stature" "erect flower stalks" "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression" "a column still vertical amid the ruins" "he sat bolt upright"

(rearing belongs to category ...) the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies

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