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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrear up
he/she/itrears up
present participlerearing up
past tensereared up
past participlereared up

Related dictionary definitions

  1. same as rear3 (sense 2)

    A riderless horse reared up before her.

See also main entry: rear

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