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synonyms for backward and forward

  • backwards and forwards
  • forward and back
  • from side to side
  • here and there
  • in and out
  • off and on
  • seesaw
  • up and down
  • zigzag
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How to use backward and forward in a sentence

He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
They came forward, a little timidly, and their latest visitor held out a hand to each.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
A distinguished-looking man, evidently vested with authority, bustled forward and addressed him, civilly enough.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Ollie saw someone standing before it, bending slightly forward in the pose of expectation.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
As Felipe approached, the old man's face beamed with pleasure, and he came forward totteringly, leaning on a staff in each hand.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I looked round to see where our help was most wanted, and was about to lead them forward, when I heard the voice of the Alcalde.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Conny stepped smilingly forward, and proceeded to affix the band around the vicar's massive throat.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BACKWARD AND FORWARD

  • backward and forward
  • backwards and forwards
  • forward and back
  • from side to side
  • here and there
  • in and out
  • off and on
  • seesaw
  • up and down
  • zigzag
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.