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Definitions of behind

  1. At the back of; on the other side of; remaining after; inferior to. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. At the back of: after or coming after: inferior to. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. At the back of; on the other side of; inferior to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. At the back of; after; inferior to. Behind the back, out of notice or regard. Behind one's back, when not present. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. In the rear of. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. At the back of; after. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. The backside; the rump. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. in or to or toward the rear; "he followed behind"; "seen from behind, the house is more imposing than it is from the front"; "the final runners were far behind" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. remaining in a place or condition that has been left or departed from; "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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10. in debt; "he fell behind with his mortgage payments"; "a month behind in the rent"; "a company that has been run behindhand for years"; "in arrears with their utility bills" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. in or into an inferior position; "fell behind in his studies"; "their business was lagging behind in the competition for customers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. At the back part; in the rear. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Toward the back part or rear; backward; as, to look behind. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Not yet brought forward, produced, or exhibited to view; out of sight; remaining. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. After the departure of another; as, to stay behind. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. At the back; in the rear; toward the back; out of sight; past in point of time; in arrears. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. In, toward, or at the rear; backward; in reserve; behindhand. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. At the back or in the rear; backwards; held back; out of sight; remaining; past in time. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. Remaining; at a distance; out of view. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. On the side opposite the front or nearest part; on the back side of; at the back of; on the other side of; as, behind a door; behind a hill. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Left after the departure of, whether this be by removing to a distance or by death. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. Left a distance by, in progress of improvement Hence: Inferior to in dignity, rank, knowledge, or excellence, or in any achievement. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. At the back of; in the rear. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

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Usage examples for behind

  1. He looked all round him and also behind – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  2. They didn't know I was behind 'em, and I kept still as I could so's I could hear what they said. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
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