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Synonyms for behind
bɪˈhaɪnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass(adj)

    the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

    "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"

    Synonyms:
    screw, arse, keister, female genital organ, substructure, stinkpot, goat, cornerstone, stern, lavatory, git, croup, arsehole, butt, shadower, crapper, commode, throne, skunk, base, tooshie, foundation, butt end, lav, derriere, can buoy, shag, place, seat, prat, bottomland, hind end, tin can, scum bag, asshole, freighter, understructure, ass, stub, backside, after part, female genitals, tramp, female genitalia, idler, nookie, toilet, piece of tail, laughingstock, shtup, poop, foot, screwing, posterior, potty, bathroom, quarter, do-nothing, back end, dirty dog, tush, tail, merchantman, canful, can, croupe, butt joint, john, back tooth, bunghole, nates, rat, rump, nooky, pot, back, privy, underside, piece of ass, rear end, rear, layabout, bottom, buns, merchant ship, undersurface, tail assembly, hobo, loafer, fundament, stool, roll in the hay, empennage, rotter, so-and-so, stooge, target, stinker, buttocks, bottom of the inning, hindquarters, bum, cigaret, coffin nail, tin, crumb, groundwork, shadow, fag end, cigarette, bed, basis, tail end, fanny, lowlife, puke

    Antonyms:
    up

  2. behind(p)(adverb)

    having the lower score or lagging position in a contest

    "behind by two points"; "the 8th inning found the home team trailing"

    Antonyms:
    up

  3. behind(adverb)

    in or to or toward the rear

    "he followed behind"; "seen from behind, the house is more imposing than it is from the front"; "the final runners were far behind"

    Synonyms:
    slow, in arrears, behindhand

    Antonyms:
    up

  4. behind(adverb)

    remaining in a place or condition that has been left or departed from

    "when he died he left much unfinished work behind"; "left a large family behind"; "the children left their books behind"; "he took off with a squeal of tires and left the other cars far behind"

    Synonyms:
    slow, in arrears, behindhand

    Antonyms:
    up

  5. behind, slow(adverb)

    of timepieces

    "the clock is almost an hour slow"; "my watch is running behind"

    Synonyms:
    easy, slowly, tardily, slow, in arrears, behindhand

    Antonyms:
    up

  6. behind(adverb)

    in or into an inferior position

    "fell behind in his studies"; "their business was lagging behind in the competition for customers"

    Synonyms:
    slow, in arrears, behindhand

    Antonyms:
    up

  7. behind, behindhand, in arrears(adverb)

    in debt

    "he fell behind with his mortgage payments"; "a month behind in the rent"; "a company that has been run behindhand for years"; "in arrears with their utility bills"

    Synonyms:
    slow, in arrears, behindhand

    Antonyms:
    up

Wiktionary

  1. behind(preposition)

    Synonyms:
    to the rear of, in back of

  2. behind(preposition)

    the rear, back-end

    Synonyms:
    to the rear of, in back of

  3. behind(preposition)

    bottom, downside

    Synonyms:
    in back of, to the rear of

  4. behind(preposition)

    butt, the buttocks

    Synonyms:
    to the rear of, in back of

  5. behind(preposition)

    responsible for

    1880: A roar from ten thousand throats go up,For we've kicked another behind. \uE000125107 The Opening Ball in Comic Australian Verse, ed. G. Lehmann, 1975. Quoted in G. A. Wilkes, A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms, second edition, 1985, Sydney University Press, ISBN 0-424-00113-6.

    Synonyms:
    to the rear of, in back of

  6. behind(preposition)

    in support of

    The republicans are fully behind their candidate.

    Synonyms:
    in back of, to the rear of

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. behind(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    ABAFT, at the back of, in the rear of

  2. behind(prep.)

    Synonyms:
    after, following

  3. behind(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    backward, back

  4. behind(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    ABAFT, aft, ASTERN, rearward, in the rear, at the back

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    khalaf, back, backwards, butt, backward, successor, beyond, after, delay, late

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. behind

    Synonyms:
    Back door, see there

How to pronounce behind?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say behind in sign language?

  1. behind

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How to use behind in a sentence?

  1. Nathaniel Fields:

    Pets are members of the family and no one, especially victims of domestic violence, should have to make the impossible decision to leave their pets behind during times of crisis, in working with victims of domestic violence, URI identified a great need for domestic violence shelters that accept animals. As a result, URI developed the only program in New York City, and one of the few nationally, that allows victims of domestic violence and their families to co-shelter with their pets. It is our hope that thePALSprogram will serve as a model for sheltering families with their pets nationwide.

  2. Lee Buchheit:

    The fact that some bonds don't have collective action clauses is a problem, venezuela has more commercial connections with the US than most sovereigns do and that increases the litigation risk. They should be concerned about a debt restructuring that left behind holdouts.

  3. Mick Fanning:

    All of a sudden, I sort of sensed something behind me, and then all of a sudden I just jumped on my board and I was, OK, something's going on.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Live to leave behind you positive legacies that will outlive you. Because surely, you will be gone someday, no matter who/what/where you are currently. Oh! Yes, no human lives forever including you. As a matter of fact, we all are here (on earth) for a while. Now, I guess that is a reasonable reason why you should strive to leave behind you positive legacies that will be speaking for you, for years/forever after your demise.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    We were right there in Normandy with the tombstones behind us and the rest, so I just wasn't going to engage in that.


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