Rearing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrɪrɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word rearing
Brit.  |ˈrɪərɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word rearing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to rear


- the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child (syn: nurture, raising)
- helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community (syn: breeding, fosterage, fostering, nurture, raising, upbringing)


- rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile (syn: rampant)

Examples immigrant family that must condition its traditional attitudes regarding child rearing to the realities of modern American life...

...the collision of two opposing philosophies regarding the rearing of children...

I disapprove of her child rearing methods

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