BACKWARD MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Backward Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Already past or gone; bygone.
  2. (a.) Directed to the back or rear; as, backward glances.
  3. (a.) Unwilling; averse; reluctant; hesitating; loath.
  4. (v. i.) To keep back; to hinder.
  5. (a.) Late or behindhand; as, a backward season.
  6. (a.) Not advanced in civilization; undeveloped; as, the country or region is in a backward state.
  7. (adv.) Alt. of Backwards
  8. (n.) The state behind or past.
  9. (a.) Not well advanced in learning; not quick of apprehension; dull; inapt; as, a backward child.


Synonyms:
Back, Backwards, Rearward,

• Backwardation Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The sellers postponement of delivery of stock or shares, with the consent of the buyer, upon payment of a premium to the latter; -- also, the premium so paid. See Contango.


• Backwardly Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) Perversely; ill.
  2. (adv.) Reluctantly; slowly; aversely.


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