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  • as inbelated
  • as inlate
  • as inoverdue
  • as inbehind
  • as inbelatedly
  • as inlate
  • as intardily

synonyms for behind time

  • delayed
  • long-delayed
  • overdue
  • tardy
  • behindhand
  • remiss
  • unpunctual
  • behindhand
  • laggard
  • slow
  • backward
  • behind schedule
  • belated
  • delayed
  • dilatory
  • have to play catch up
  • in arrears
  • overdue
  • sluggish
  • tardy

antonyms for behind time

MOST RELEVANT
  • early
  • on time
  • punctual
  • timely
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      How to use behind time in a sentence

      It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'
      THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
      Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.
      THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
      The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
      THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
      About this time the famous Philippine painter, Juan Luna (vide p. 195), was released after six monthsʼ imprisonment as a suspect.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
      I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
      Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.
      DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
      More soldiers crowded into the cave and Professor-Commander Krafft came in behind them.
      SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
      Arches more graceful in form, or better fitted to defy the assaults of time, I have never seen.
      GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
      In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
      TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
      Several pioneers familiar with the facts of the tragedy at the time of its occurrence were also present.
      AMONG THE SIOUXR. J. CRESWELL
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO BEHIND TIME

      • backward
      • behind schedule
      • behind time
      • behindhand
      • belated
      • delayed
      • dilatory
      • have to play catch up
      • in arrears
      • laggard
      • overdue
      • slow
      • sluggish
      • tardy
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