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rearward

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of rearward

  1. 1 being at or in the part of something opposite the front part got rearward quarters aboard the ship Synonyms aft, after, hind, hinder, hindmost, posterior, rear, backRelated Words dorsalNear Antonyms ventralAntonyms anterior, fore, forward, front, frontal

  2. 2 directed, turned, or done toward the back the tearful girl gave a rearward glance to her younger brother as she was being led down the street for her first day at school Synonyms backward, retrogradeRelated Words reverse, reversed; aft, after, hind, posterior, rear; astern, sternforemostNear Antonyms forward


rearward

adverb
variants: also

rearwards

Synonyms and Antonyms of rearward

  1. toward the rear turned rearward for a moment, just for one final look at the haunting scene Synonyms back, backward (also rearwards)Related Words astern, sternforemost; anticlockwise [chiefly British], counterclockwise, left-handed, left-handedly, retrograde, reversely, widdershins (also withershins)Near Antonyms beforeAntonyms ahead, along, forth, forward, forwards, on, onward (also onwards)


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