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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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