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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See arrear (adverb).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

arear (comparative more arear, superlative most arear)

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

VerbEdit

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for arear in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

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)

ConjugationEdit