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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 of behind late, behindhand, belated, delinquent, latish, overdue, tardyWords Related to behind delayed, detained, postponed; dallying, dawdling, dilatory, dillydallying, dragging, laggard, lagging, poky (or pokey), slow, sluggish, unhurriedNear Antonyms of behind opportune, seasonable, timely; prompt, punctualAntonyms of behind 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 of behind 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]Words Related to behind 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 of behind abaft, back of Phrases in back of Near Antonyms of behind ahead of Antonyms of behind before

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



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