Synonyms for rearward

Grammar : Adv
Spell : reer-werd for 1–4; reer-wawrd for 5
Phonetic Transcription : ˈrɪər wərd for 1–4; ˈrɪər wɔrd for 5

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Définition of rearward

Origin :
  • 1590s, from rear (adj.) + -ward.
  • adv back
Example sentences :
  • Presently she grew tired of this, too, and moved to the rearward window.
  • Extract from : « In Kings' Byways » by Stanley J. Weyman
  • Frontward was the small lake's grey water, rearward an avenue of limes.
  • Extract from : « The Amazing Marriage, Complete » by George Meredith
  • Then twelve of them were as it were our Vanguard, other twelve, our Rearward.
  • Extract from : « Sir Francis Drake Revived » by Philip Nichols
  • To recover they were fain, But now did Alvar Fañez on their rearward fall amain.
  • Extract from : « The Lay of the Cid » by R. Selden Rose
  • I had to watch the road, of course, so could not turn to witness what was going on rearward.
  • Extract from : « "And That's How It Was, Officer" » by Ralph Sholto
  • The French position about Sedan was covered to rearward by the fortress.
  • Extract from : « The Franco-German War of 1870-71 » by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  • The 12th Division was encamped at Fontenay and rearward as far as Chtenay.
  • Extract from : « The Franco-German War of 1870-71 » by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  • So Hartzell and I resumed our rearward plodding or staggering.
  • Extract from : « "And they thought we wouldn't fight" » by Floyd Gibbons
  • They fled to another mountain, rearward of their first position.
  • Extract from : « A Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar » by George Bethune English
  • Rearward they could scarcely mark the roadbed, so drifted over was it.
  • Extract from : « Betty Gordon at Mountain Camp » by Alice B. Emerson

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