HyperDic: behind

English > 7 senses of the word behind:
ADVERBallbehindin or to or toward the rear
allbehindremaining in a place or condition that has been left or departed from
allbehind, slowof timepieces
allbehindin or into an inferior position
allbehind, behindhand, in arrearsin debt
ADJECTIVEallbehindhaving the lower score or lagging position in a contest
NOUNbodybehind, 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, derriere, fanny, assthe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
behind > pronunciation
Soundsbihhhay'nd
Rhymesaffined ... wind: 39 rhymes with aynd...
English > behind: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving the lower score or lagging position in a contest.
Example"behind by two points"
BroaderdownBeing or moving lower in position or less in some value
Spanishderrotado, vencido
Catalanderrotat, vençut
English > behind: 7 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.
Synonymsbuttocks, 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, derriere, fanny, ass
Part oftorso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishancas, ano, as de oros, asentaderas, asiento, cachas, cachetes, cola, culo, fin, fondo, glúteos, grupa, keister, nalga, nalgas, ocóte, pandero, pompis, posaderas, posas, posterior, poto, rulé, suelo, trasero, tras, traste, tuje
Catalancul, darrere, keister, natges, natja, pandero, paner, posterior, tafanari
English > behind: 7 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn or to or toward the rear.
Examples
  • "he followed behind"
  • "seen from behind, the house is more imposing than it is from the front"
  • "the final runners were far behind"
Spanishdetrás
English > behind: 7 senses > adverb 2
MeaningRemaining in a place or condition that has been left or departed from.
Examples
  • "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"
English > behind: 7 senses > adverb 3
MeaningOf timepieces.
Example "my watch is running behind"
Synonymslow
Spanishatrasado, retrasado
English > behind: 7 senses > adverb 4
MeaningIn or into an inferior position.
Examples
  • "fell behind in his studies"
  • "their business was lagging behind in the competition for customers"
Spanishatrás, detrás
English > behind: 7 senses > adverb 5
MeaningIn debt.
Examples
  • "he fell behind with his mortgage payments"
  • "a month behind in the rent"
  • "a company that has been run behindhand for years"
Synonymsbehindhand, in arrears
Spanishdetrás, endeudado, en deuda, retrasados

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