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See definition of backwards forwards on Dictionary.com
  • as into and fro
  • as ininside out
  • as inback and forth
  • as inbackwards and forwards

synonyms for backwards forwards

  • 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 backwards forwards in a sentence

The series is so taught that it can be recited forwards‌ and backwards—the only true test of learning any series.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
His imagination, wakened by Egypt, plunged backwards with a sense of strange familiarity.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
As before suggested, let the pupil recite the foregoing ten events forwards and the reverse way several times from memory.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Thereupon there was a rush forwards; but the chase lasted not only 'a moment,' but a whole hot day.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He went backwards, sailing through the air, to land in the evergreen bed.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
"I won't be beat by such stuff," said Norman, stepping hastily forwards, and opening the door suddenly.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
All belonged to the first days in Egypt before he noticed anything; the mind worked backwards to their gleaning.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The natural result was that the ʼrikisha man bolted and the ʼrikisha tilted backwards, to the discomfort of the fool riding in it.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Suddenly Billy Towler—while engaged, no doubt, in some refined piece of mischief—slipped and fell backwards with a loud cry.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
After taking a few steps he stopped and slowly walked backwards and with one push of his back, knocked this tree down.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
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