Definitions for: Rearing

[n] raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
[n] the properties acquired as a consequence of the way you were treated as a child
[adj] (heraldry) rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile; "a lion rampant"

Synonyms: breeding, bringing up, erect, fosterage, fostering, nurture, nurture, raising, raising, rampant(ip), upbringing, upright, vertical

See Also: acculturation, enculturation, socialisation, socialization, upbringing

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