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Synonyms for behindbɪˈhaɪnd

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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, 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, 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, behind, 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:
    behind, slow, in arrears, behindhand

    Antonyms:
    up

Wiktionary

  1. behind(adverb)

    Synonyms:
    to the rear of, in back of

  2. behind(adverb)

    the rear, back-end

    Synonyms:
    to the rear of, in back of

  3. behind(adverb)

    bottom, downside

    Synonyms:
    in back of, to the rear of

  4. behind(noun)

    butt, the buttocks

    Synonyms:
    to the rear of, in back of

  5. behind(noun)

    responsible for

    Synonyms:
    to the rear of, in back of

  6. behind(preposition)

    in support of

    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

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


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