Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun behind

1 sense of behind

Sense 1
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, behind, derriere, fanny, ass -- (the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?")
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Antonyms of adj behind

1 sense of behind

Sense 1
behind (predicate) -- (having the lower score or lagging position in a contest; "behind by two points"; "the 8th inning found the home team trailing")

INDIRECT (VIA down) -> up -- (being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "the anchor is up"; "the sun is up"; "he lay face up"; "he is up by a pawn"; "the market is up"; "the corn is up")

Similarity of adj behind

1 sense of behind

Sense 1
behind (predicate) -- (having the lower score or lagging position in a contest; "behind by two points"; "the 8th inning found the home team trailing")
       => down (vs. up) -- (being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today")

Synonyms of adv behind

5 senses of behind

Sense 1
behind -- (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")

Sense 2
behind -- (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")

Sense 3
behind, slow -- (of timepieces; "the clock is almost an hour slow"; "my watch is running behind")

Sense 4
behind -- (in or into an inferior position; "fell behind in his studies"; "their business was lagging behind in the competition for customers")

Sense 5
behind, behindhand, in arrears -- (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")

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