backward - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate backward

backward is hyphenated as back-ward

How to pronounce backward

backward is pronounced ´băkwər d

Number of syllables in backward

The number of syllables in backward is 2

What part of speech in backward?

backward can be an adjective or an adverb

How common in the word backward?

backward is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does backward convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'backward'

away, down, feet, forward, glance, hand, like, look, off, over, step, through, time, toward, wall

Common collocations before 'backward'

fall, fell, forward, head, jerk, knock, look, man, over, stagger, step, took, walk, went, without

Common collocations of 'backward'

arm, away, body, down, fall, feet, fell, forward, glance, hand, head, jerk, knock, like, look, man, off, over, pull, push, stagger, step, through, time, took, two, walk, wall, went, without

Words with similar spelling to backward

backyard

Synonyms of 'backward'

about, afraid, aft, after, aftermost, again, ago, aloof, anticlockwise, apathetic, around, arsy-varsy, ascending, astern, averse, away, axial, a priori, babbling, back, backwards, balky, bashful, behind, behindhand, belated, benighted, bigoted, blank, blind, blithering, chary, checked, chiastic, chilly, coarse, cold, conservative, constrained, contrarily, contrariwise, conversely, cool, counter, counterclockwise, coy, crackbrained, cracked, crazy, crude, delayed-action, demure, detached, die-hard, diffident, dilatory, dim, dim-witted, discreet, distant, downward, dull, dumb, early, easygoing, embryonic, flowing, fluent, flying, forbidding, frigid, fro, frosty, going, grudging, guarded, gyratory, half-baked, half-witted, hesitant, hidebound, hind, hinder, hindermost, hindmost, hindward, hyperbatic, icy, idiotic, ignorant, imbecile, imbecilic, impassive, impersonal, inaccessible, indifferent, indisposed, inversely, lackadaisical, laggard, lagging, late, latish, lax, lazy, loath, medieval, modest, moronic, mounting, narrow, obtuse, offish, old-fashioned, old-line, Olympian, over, overdue, palindromic, passing, perfunctory, poor, posterior, postern, preservative, procrastinatory, progressive, quiet, reactionary, rear, rearmost, rearward, reductive, reflex, refluent, regressive, reluctant, remiss, remote, removed, renitent, reserved, restive, resupinate, retarded, reticent, retiring, retrad, retral, retroactive, retrograde, retrogressive, retrospective, retrospectively, reverse, right-wing, rising, rotary, rotatory, rough, roughcast, round, rude, rudimentary, running, rushing, self-effacing, set back, shy, sideward, simple, simplistic, since, sinking, slack, slow, slow-witted, sluggish, soaring, standoffish, streaming, stupid, subdued, subnormal, tail, tardy, timid, topsy-turvy, unapproachable, unassertive, unblown, uncongenial, uncultivated, uncultured, uncut, undemonstrative, underdeveloped, unenlightened, unenthusiastic, unfashioned, unfinished, unformed, ungenial, uninformed, unpolished, unprogressive, unready, unrefined, untimely, untreated, unwilling, unworked, unwrought, upside down, upward, vice versa, withdrawn

List of anagrams of backward

drawback

Common Verb Collocations of backward

be, begin, bend, can, direct, do, draw, extend, fall, go, have, knock, lean, look, make, move, pass, push, rock, run, stagger, step, stumble, take, throw, tilt, turn, walk, will, work

Common Conjunction Collocations of backward

and, both, but, nor, or, Nor

Lists containing backward

Common collocations before 'glance'
Common collocations of 'glance'
Common collocations of 'primitive'
Common collocations of 'thrashing'
Common collocations of 'aghast'
Common collocations after 'stagger'
Common collocations of 'stagger'
Common collocations of 'boxing'
Dale Chall Words
Words with similar spelling to backyard
Synonyms of 'a priori'
Synonyms of 'about'
Synonyms of 'afraid'
Synonyms of 'aft'
Synonyms of 'after'
Synonyms of 'again'
Synonyms of 'ago'
Synonyms of 'aloof'
Synonyms of 'apathetic'
Synonyms of 'around'
Synonyms of 'ascending'
Synonyms of 'astern'
Synonyms of 'averse'
Synonyms of 'away'
Synonyms of 'axial'
Synonyms of 'babbling'
Synonyms of 'back'
Synonyms of 'barbarian'
Synonyms of 'barbarous'
Synonyms of 'bashful'
Synonyms of 'behind time'
Synonyms of 'behind'
Synonyms of 'behindhand'
Synonyms of 'belated'
Synonyms of 'benighted'
Synonyms of 'blank'
Synonyms of 'blithering'
Synonyms of 'childish'
Synonyms of 'chilly'
Synonyms of 'coarse'
Synonyms of 'cold'
Synonyms of 'constrained'
Synonyms of 'cool'
Synonyms of 'counter'
Synonyms of 'counterclockwise'
Synonyms of 'cracked'
Synonyms of 'crazy'
Synonyms of 'crude'
Synonyms of 'defective'
Synonyms of 'demure'
Synonyms of 'detached'
Synonyms of 'dilatory'
Synonyms of 'discreet'
Synonyms of 'disinclined'
Synonyms of 'distant'
Synonyms of 'downward'
Synonyms of 'dull'
Synonyms of 'Early'
Synonyms of 'easygoing'
Synonyms of 'embryonic'
Synonyms of 'feeble'
Synonyms of 'flowing'
Synonyms of 'fluent'
Synonyms of 'flying'
Synonyms of 'forbidding'
List of anagrams of drawback
Common Adverb Collocations of ancestors
Common Adverb Collocations of amazingly
Common Adverb Collocations of ay
Common Adverb Collocations of alternately
Common Adverb Collocations of alphabet
Common Noun Collocations of bend
Common Adjective Collocations of bending
Common Adverb Collocations of bent
Common Adverb Collocations of baseball
Common Adverb Collocations of bend
Common Adverb Collocations of bending
Common Adverb Collocations of briskly
Common Adverb Collocations of blankly
Common Adverb Collocations of bunk
Common Adverb Collocations of bumped
Common Adverb Collocations of baggage
Common Adverb Collocations of bumping
Common Adverb Collocations of bends
Common Adverb Collocations of bounding
Common Adjective Collocations of curved
Common Adverb Collocations of constantly
Common Adverb Collocations of clutching
Common Adverb Collocations of counting
Common Adverb Collocations of curved
Common Adverb Collocations of crawl
Common Adverb Collocations of curls
Common Adverb Collocations of cuffs
Common Adverb Collocations of clambered
Common Adverb Collocations of curl
Common Adverb Collocations of coolly
Common Adjective Collocations of downward
Common Adjective Collocations of deft
Common Adverb Collocations of dull
Common Adverb Collocations of dragging
Common Adverb Collocations of darted
Common Adverb Collocations of downward
Common Adverb Collocations of dodged
Common Adverb Collocations of displaced
Common Adverb Collocations of diagonally
Common Adverb Collocations of digits
Common Adverb Collocations of dials
Common Adjective Collocations of economically
Common Adverb Collocations of edging
Common Adverb Collocations of eons
Common Noun Collocations of flattened
Common Noun Collocations of forwards
Common Adjective Collocations of forward
Common Adverb Collocations of forward
Common Adverb Collocations of facing
Common Adverb Collocations of flung
Common Adverb Collocations of floated
Common Adverb Collocations of flowing
Common Adverb Collocations of furiously
Common Adverb Collocations of ferry
Common Adverb Collocations of forwards
Common Adverb Collocations of foreheads
Common Adverb Collocations of faltering
Common Adjective Collocations of glance
Common Adjective Collocations of glances
Common Adverb Collocations of glance
Common Adverb Collocations of giant
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Common Adverb Collocations of gasping
Common Adverb Collocations of grandly
Common Adverb Collocations of glides
Common Adjective Collocations of hitch
Common Adjective Collocations of hilly
Common Adverb Collocations of hurrying
Common Adverb Collocations of hurled
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Common Adverb Collocations of horizontally
Common Adverb Collocations of hilly
Common Adverb Collocations of honorably
Common Noun Collocations of incantation
Common Noun Collocations of inwards
Common Adverb Collocations of inward
Common Adverb Collocations of involuntarily
Common Adverb Collocations of instinctive
Common Adverb Collocations of involuntary
Common Adverb Collocations of inched
Common Adverb Collocations of integrate
Common Adverb Collocations of inwards
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Common Adverb Collocations of inclining
Common Adjective Collocations of jerk
Common Adverb Collocations of jerked
Common Adverb Collocations of jumps
Common Adverb Collocations of jostling
Common Adverb Collocations of knocking
Common Noun Collocations of leant
Common Adjective Collocations of linkage
Common Adverb Collocations of leaned
Common Adverb Collocations of lean
Common Adverb Collocations of lanterns
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Common Adverb Collocations of landmark
Common Adverb Collocations of lightness
Common Adverb Collocations of lathered
Common Adverb Collocations of loitered
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Common Adverb Collocations of lurches
Common Adjective Collocations of mutters
Common Adverb Collocations of moves
Common Adverb Collocations of mattress
Common Adverb Collocations of mists
Common Adverb Collocations of musty
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Common Adverb Collocations of masking
Common Adverb Collocations of mirage
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Common Adjective Collocations of nictitating
Common Adverb Collocations of necks
Common Adverb Collocations of navigate
Common Adverb Collocations of nimbly
Common Noun Collocations of outwards
Common Adjective Collocations of opportunists
Common Adjective Collocations of oscillator
Common Adverb Collocations of onto
Common Adverb Collocations of outward
Common Adverb Collocations of obliquely
Common Adverb Collocations of outwards
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Common Adverb Collocations of oscillating
Common Adverb Collocations of oscillated
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Common Adverb Collocations of powdered
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Common Adjective Collocations of reservation
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Common Adverb Collocations of rider
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Common Adverb Collocations of reel
Common Adverb Collocations of rearing
Common Adverb Collocations of retiring
Common Adverb Collocations of resuming
Common Noun Collocations of sideways
Common Adjective Collocations of swing
Common Adjective Collocations of scheduled
Common Adverb Collocations of step
Common Adverb Collocations of steps
Common Adverb Collocations of swung
Common Adverb Collocations of slip
Common Adverb Collocations of skirt
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Common Adverb Collocations of staggered
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Common Adverb Collocations of scrambled
Common Adverb Collocations of spinning
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Common Adverb Collocations of surge
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Common Adverb Collocations of swayed
Common Adverb Collocations of stricken
Common Adverb Collocations of stumbling
Common Adverb Collocations of surged
Common Adverb Collocations of straining
Common Adverb Collocations of swaying
Common Adverb Collocations of scalp
Common Adverb Collocations of staggering
Common Adverb Collocations of shaky
Common Adverb Collocations of slopes
Common Adverb Collocations of sprawling
Common Adverb Collocations of shovel
Common Adverb Collocations of scroll
Common Adverb Collocations of sockets
Common Noun Collocations of toppled
Common Adverb Collocations of tilted
Common Adverb Collocations of tumbled
Common Adverb Collocations of thud
Common Adverb Collocations of tumbling
Common Adverb Collocations of travelling
Common Adverb Collocations of toppled
Common Adverb Collocations of trudged
Common Adverb Collocations of tilt
Common Adverb Collocations of tribal
Common Adverb Collocations of tracing
Common Adverb Collocations of tilting
Common Adverb Collocations of thicket
Common Adverb Collocations of toppling
Common Adverb Collocations of tramped
Common Noun Collocations of upside
Common Noun Collocations of upwards
Common Noun Collocations of undulate
Common Adjective Collocations of unsettled
Common Adjective Collocations of uplift
Common Adverb Collocations of upward
Common Adverb Collocations of uneasily
Common Adverb Collocations of upside
Common Adverb Collocations of upwards
Common Adverb Collocations of uplifted
Common Adverb Collocations of uneducated
Common Adverb Collocations of unaccountably
Common Adverb Collocations of uncivilized
Common Adverb Collocations of unsophisticated
Common Adverb Collocations of undeveloped
Common Adverb Collocations of unenlightened
Common Adverb Collocations of unpromising
Common Adverb Collocations of unscientific