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behind

adjective

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not arriving, occurring, or settled at the due, usual, or proper time
  • The required work was behind, so now we're running late.
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behind

noun

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the part of the body upon which someone sits
  • cleaned the baby's behind
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behind

preposition

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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.
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in back of

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2 subsequent to in time or order
  • We arrived behind them.
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