backwards - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate backwards

backwards is hyphenated as back-wards

How to pronounce backwards

backwards is pronounced ´băkwədz

Number of syllables in backwards

The number of syllables in backwards is 2

What part of speech in backwards?

backwards is an adverb

How common in the word backwards?

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

What sentiment does backwards convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'backwards'

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Common collocations before 'backwards'

down, fall, fell, going, man, over, push, stagger, step, time, took, turn, walk, way, went

Common collocations of 'backwards'

again, arm, away, back, body, down, fall, fell, going, hand, head, jerk, leg, man, move, off, only, over, push, roll, stagger, step, thing, threw, time, took, turn, walk, way, went

Words with similar spelling to backwards

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List of anagrams of backwards


Common Verb Collocations of backwards

be, begin, bend, direct, draw, extend, fall, get, go, knock, look, move, pace, pass, push, read, ride, rock, run, spell, stagger, step, sway, take, throw, turn, understand, walk, will, work

Common Conjunction Collocations of backwards

and, but, neither, nor, or