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Synonyms for backwards

towards the rear

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in reverse order

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  • in reverse order
  • back to front
  • in the opposite way from usual

to the past

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Synonyms for backwards

toward the back

in or toward a former location or condition

Synonyms for backwards

at or to or toward the back or rear

in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal

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References in classic literature ?
Suddenly a terrible concussion threw him backwards to the ground.
'It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards,' the Queen remarked.
Brother Ned, my dear fellow, Mr Nickleby waits to shake hands and say goodbye; Mr Nickleby won't be long gone; this poor chap will soon get better, very soon get better; and then he'll find out some nice homely country-people to leave him with, and will go backwards and forwards sometimes--backwards and forwards you know, Ned.
When the Carrancha is quietly seated on the branch of a tree or on the ground, the Chimango often continues for a long time flying backwards and forwards, up and down, in a semicircle, trying each time at the bottom of the curve to strike its larger relative.
This fact, which has been doubted, is quite true; I have seen them several times with their heads backwards in a completely inverted position.
It is a curious circumstance that, when crying out, they throw their heads upwards and backwards, after the same manner as the Carrancha.
It is like a sheep-dog, always running backwards and forwards, poking into the most out-of-the-way corners, now climbing at a run some steep hummock of the down, and now leisurely going miles about to escape an ant-hill; and all the time (here, by the way, ends the sheep-dog) it is stopping to gossip with rillets vagabond as itself, or loitering to bedeck itself with flowers.
A man can be seen stepping backwards as an officer walks towards him with his Taser exposed.
INDIA, May 23 -- It looks like Sony is looking at cross-gen play between the PS4 and PS5 thanks to the PS5's backwards compatibility.
The energy sector has "gone backwards" on gender balance since last year, according to a new report on the country's top 80 companies.
THE UK Government has taken a "significant backwards step" by refusing to sign up to a cross-party definition of Islamophobia, it was claimed last night.
But if you start on pole and don't win, you go backwards which is definitely disappointing because it means things haven't gone your way and you've let yourself down.
"Tell Me the Day Backwards" is a charming bedtime story about Timmy the bear who likes to play Tell Me the Day Backwards with his mother before he goes to sleep.
JOHN TOSHACK has mounted a strong defence of his tenure as Wales manager - despite admitting his side have "gone backwards results-wise" in the last 12 months.
The words ONWARDS and REBIRTH are unique in that there are three other words spelled backwards centered in each word.