Rear in Scrabble Dictionary

What does rear mean? Is rear a Scrabble word?

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Is rear a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word rear is a Scrabble US word. The word rear is worth 4 points in Scrabble:


Is rear a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word rear is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:


Is rear a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word rear is a Words With Friends word. The word rear is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):


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Valid words made from Rear

You can make 11 words from 'rear' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'rear'


3 letters words from 'rear'


2 letters words from 'rear'

AE 2AR 2
EA 2ER 2
RE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of rear

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Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word rear. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in rear.

Definitions and meaning of rear



  • rear (the back of a military formation or procession) "infantrymen were in the rear"
  • rear, backside, back end (the side of an object that is opposite its front) "his room was toward the rear of the hotel"
  • back, rear (the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer) "he stood at the back of the stage"; "it was hidden in the rear of the store"
  • buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass (the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on) "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
  • rear, back (the side that goes last or is not normally seen) "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"


  • rear, rise up (stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds) "The horse reared in terror"
  • rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent (look after a child until it is an adult) "raise a family"; "bring up children"
  • rise, lift, rear (rise up) "The building rose before them"
  • rear, erect (cause to rise up)
  • raise, erect, rear, set up, put up (construct, build, or erect) "Raise a barn"


  • rear, rearward (located in or toward the back or rear) "the chair's rear legs"; "the rear door of the plane"; "on the rearward side"

(Source: WordNet, Princeton University. 2010.)