rearward

Definitions of rearward
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adj located in or toward the back or rear

“on the rearward side”
Synonyms:
rear
back
related to or located at the back

adj directed or moving toward the rear

“a rearward glance”
“a rearward movement”
Synonyms:
reverse
backward
directed or facing toward the back or rear

adv at or to or toward the back or rear

“she looked rearward out the window of the car”
Synonyms:
back, backward, backwards, rearwards
Antonyms:
forrad, forrard, forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards
at or to or toward the front

n direction toward the rear

“his outfit marched to the rearward of the tank divisions”
Type of:
back end, backside, rear
the side of an object that is opposite its front

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