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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. direction toward the rear;
- Example: "his outfit marched to the rearward of the tank divisions"


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. located in or toward the back or rear;
- Example: "the chair's rear legs"
- Example: "the rear door of the plane"
- Example: "on the rearward side"
[syn: rear(a), rearward(a)]

2. directed or moving toward the rear;
- Example: "a rearward glance"
- Example: "a rearward movement"
[syn: rearward, reverse]


ADVERB (1)

1. at or to or toward the back or rear;
- Example: "he moved back"
- Example: "tripped when he stepped backward"
- Example: "she looked rearward out the window of the car"
[syn: back, backward, backwards, rearward, rearwards]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rearward \Rear"ward`\ (r[=e]r"w[add]rd`-w[~e]rd), n. [Rear + ward.] The last troop; the rear of an army; a rear guard. Also used figuratively. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rearward \Rear"ward\ (-w[~e]rd), a. & adv. At or toward the rear. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rearward adv 1: at or to or toward the back or rear; "he moved back"; "tripped when he stepped backward"; "she looked rearward out the window of the car" [syn: back, backward, backwards, rearward, rearwards] [ant: forrad, forrard, forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards] adj 1: located in or toward the back or rear; "the chair's rear legs"; "the rear door of the plane"; "on the rearward side" [syn: rear(a), rearward(a)] 2: directed or moving toward the rear; "a rearward glance"; "a rearward movement" [syn: rearward, reverse] n 1: direction toward the rear; "his outfit marched to the rearward of the tank divisions"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

54 Moby Thesaurus words for "rearward": a rebours, a reculons, aft, after, aftermost, afterpart, afterpiece, against the grain, anticlockwise, arear, ass-backwards, astern, away, back, back door, back seat, back side, backward, backwards, behind, breech, counterclockwise, fro, heel, hind, hind end, hind part, hinder, hindermost, hindhand, hindhead, hindmost, hindward, hindwards, in reverse, occiput, posterior, posteriorly, postern, rear, rear end, rearmost, rearwards, retrad, retrograde, reverse, stern, tail, tail end, tailpiece, tailward, tailwards, to the rear, widdershins