[adv] in or to or toward a past time; "set the clocks back an hour"; "never look back"; "lovers of the past looking fondly backward"
[adv] at or to or toward or the back or rear; "he moved back"; "tripped when he stepped backward"; "she looked rearward out the window of the car"
[adv] in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal; "it's easy to get the `i' and the `e' backward in words like `seize' and `siege'"; "the child put her jersey on backward"
[adj] directed or facing toward the back or rear; "a backward view"
[adj] (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature; "a backward lover"
[adj] retarded in intellectual development
back, backswept, backwards, bashful, blate, cacuminal, converse, feebleminded, inverse, negative, rearward, rearward, rearwards, receding(a), reflexive, regardant(ip), retarded, retracted, retral, retroflex, retroflexed, retrograde, returning(a), reverse,