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Synonyms for posterior
pɒˈstɪər i ər, poʊ-

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Wiktionary

  1. posterioradjective

    Antonyms:
    anterior

  2. posterioradjective

    Located behind, or towards the rear of an object.

    Synonyms:
    back, hinder, rear

    Antonyms:
    anterior

  3. posterioradjective

    Following in order or in time.

    Synonyms:
    later

    Antonyms:
    anterior

  4. posterioradjective

    Antonyms:
    anterior

  5. posterioradjective

    Antonyms:
    anterior

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. posterior

    Synonyms:
    later, subsequent

    Antonyms:
    earlier, precedent, antecedent, prior

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, assnoun

    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, behind, 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, 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:
    prefrontal, antecedent, frontal, anterior

  2. back tooth, posterioradjective

    a tooth situated at the back of the mouth

    Synonyms:
    rear end, tush, tooshie, buns, derriere, fanny, bottom, backside, buttocks, seat, stern, hind end, tail, bum, prat, rear, can, behind, back tooth, hindquarters, ass, arse, rump, fundament, nates, butt, tail end, keister

    Antonyms:
    anterior, antecedent, prefrontal, frontal

  3. posterioradjective

    located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure

    Synonyms:
    ulterior, later(a)

    Antonyms:
    frontal, antecedent, prefrontal, anterior

  4. later(a), ulterior, posterioradjective

    coming at a subsequent time or stage

    "without ulterior argument"; "the mood posterior to"

    Antonyms:
    frontal, anterior, prefrontal, antecedent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. posterioradjective

    Synonyms:
    subsequent, following, later, after, succeeding, ensuing

  2. posterioradjective

    Synonyms:
    hind, hinder, back, rear

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. posterioradjective

    Synonyms:
    later, subsequent, ensuing, succeeding, hinder, rear

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "posterior":

    subsequent, hind, backside, later, posteriori, post

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How to use posterior in a sentence?

  1. Dr. Rich Melheim:

    When a child's mind begins to wander because of something you (the teacher) have said, wander with it. When it begins to wander because of nothing you said, kick yourself in the posterior and say something worth wandering about!

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