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Meaning of word backward from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

backward   adjective

Meaning : Directed or facing toward the back or rear.

Example : A backward view.

At or near or directed toward the front.

The forward section of the aircraft.
A forward plunge down the stairs.
Forward motion.

Meaning : (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature.

Example : A backward lover.

प्रतियोगिता,प्रयत्न आदि में सबसे पिछड़ा हुआ।

वह मेरे कक्षा का फिसड्डी छात्र है।

Used of temperament or behavior. Lacking restraint or modesty.

A forward child badly in need of discipline.

Meaning : Retarded in intellectual development.

Synonyms : feebleminded, half-witted, slow-witted

Meaning : Having made less than normal progress.

Example : An economically backward country.

backward   adverb

Meaning : At or to or toward the back or rear.

Example : He moved back.
Tripped when he stepped backward.
She looked rearward out the window of the car.

Synonyms : back, backwards, rearward, rearwards

पीछे की ओर या पीठ की ओर।

उसने पीछे मुड़कर देखा।
चोर धीरे-धीरे पीछे जाने लगा।
अर्वाक, पश्चतः, पाछे, पीछू, पीछे, पृष्ठतः

At or to or toward the front.

He faced forward.
Step forward.
She practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine.
forrad, forrard, forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards

Meaning : In a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal.

Example : It's easy to get the `i' and the `e' backward in words like `seize' and `siege'.
The child put her jersey on backward.

Synonyms : backwards

Meaning : In or to or toward a past time.

Example : Set the clocks back an hour.
Never look back.
Lovers of the past looking fondly backward.

Synonyms : back

Toward the future. Forward in time.

I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring.
I look forward to seeing you.
ahead, forward


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