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[ adverb ] at or to or toward or the back or rear

Examples

"he moved back" "tripped when he stepped backward" "she looked rearward out the window of the car"

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forward

2
[ noun ] direction toward the rear

Examples

"his outfit marched to the rearward of the tank divisions"

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rear

3
[ adjective ] directed or moving toward the rear

Synonyms

reverse

Examples

"a rearward glance" "a rearward movement"

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backward

4
[ adjective ] located in or toward the back or rear; the chair's rear legs"

Synonyms

rear

Examples

"the rear door of the plane" "on the rearward side"

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back

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