arear

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See arrear (adverb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

arear (comparative more arear, superlative most arear)

  1. backward; in or to the rear; behindhand
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)

Verb[edit]

arear (third-person singular simple present arears, present participle arearing, simple past and past participle areared)

  1. To raise; to set up; to stir up.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

ārear

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of āreō

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

arear (first-person singular present indicative areio, past participle areado)

  1. (transitive) to sand (to abrade with sand or sandpaper)
  2. (transitive) to sand (to cover with sand)

Conjugation[edit]