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backward

see definition of backward
  • adjtoward the rear
  • adjbashful
  • adjslow in growth
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Synonyms for backward

adj toward the rear
  • back
  • rearward
  • aback
  • abaft
  • about
  • astern
  • behind
  • in reverse
  • inverted
  • turned around

Antonyms for backward

  • aggressive
  • ahead
  • developing
  • fast
  • forward
  • intelligent
  • precocious
  • smart
  • to the front
  • unshy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to backward

about

adverb. in an opposite direction
  • around
  • back
  • backward
  • in reverse
  • round

afraid

adjective. reluctant, regretful

back

adjective. end

backwards

adverb. back

bashful

adjective. shy

behind

adverb. in debt; late
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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