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behind

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of behind

  1. not arriving, occurring, or settled at the due, usual, or proper time <the required work was behind, so now we're running late> Synonyms late, behindhand, belated, delinquent, latish, overdue, tardyRelated Words delayed, detained, postponed; dallying, dawdling, dilatory, dillydallying, dragging, laggard, lagging, poky (or pokey), slow, sluggish, unhurriedNear Antonyms opportune, seasonable, timely; prompt, punctualAntonyms early, inopportune, precocious, premature, unseasonable, untimely




behind

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of behind

  1. the part of the body upon which someone sits <cleaned the baby's behind> Synonyms backside, buttocks, booty (also bootie) [slang], bottom, breech, bum, buns, butt, caboose, can, cheeks, derriere (or derrière), duff, fanny, fundament, hams, haunches, heinie [slang], hunkers, keister (also keester) [slang], nates, posterior, rear, rear end, rump, seat, tail, tail end, tush [slang]Related Words beam, stern; moon [slang]




behind

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of behind

  1. 1 at, to, or toward the rear of <she preferred to be behind the lead hikers, who were always too much in a rush to enjoy the scenery> Synonyms abaft, back of Phrases in back of Near Antonyms ahead of Antonyms before

  2. 2 subsequent to in time or order <we arrived behind them> Synonyms après, after, below, following, next to, pastRelated Words sinceNear Antonyms toward (or towards)Antonyms afore [chiefly dialect], ahead of, before, ere, of, previous to, prior to, to





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