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

1 sense of rearward

Sense 1
rearward -- (direction toward the rear; "his outfit marched to the rearward of the tank divisions")
       => rear, backside, back end -- (the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room was toward the rear of the hotel")

Antonyms of adj rearward

2 senses of rearward

Sense 1
rear (prenominal), rearward (prenominal) -- (located in or toward the back or rear; "the chair's rear legs"; "the rear door of the plane"; "on the rearward side")

INDIRECT (VIA back) -> front -- (relating to or located in the front; "the front lines"; "the front porch")

Sense 2
rearward, reverse -- (directed or moving toward the rear; "a rearward glance"; "a rearward movement")

INDIRECT (VIA backward) -> forward -- (at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion")

Similarity of adj rearward

2 senses of rearward

Sense 1
rear (prenominal), rearward (prenominal) -- (located in or toward the back or rear; "the chair's rear legs"; "the rear door of the plane"; "on the rearward side")
       => back (prenominal) (vs. front) -- (related to or located at the back; "the back yard"; "the back entrance")

Sense 2
rearward, reverse -- (directed or moving toward the rear; "a rearward glance"; "a rearward movement")
       => backward (vs. forward) -- (directed or facing toward the back or rear; "a backward view")

Synonyms of adv rearward

1 sense of rearward

Sense 1
back, backward, backwards, rearward, rearwards -- (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")

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