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Synonyms:
rear , hinder , after , in back of, in the wake of, backward , hindmost, behind , abaft, astern, hind , rearward, aback , aft, dorsal, caudal, following , at the heels of, posterior, terminal , in the background, final , to the rear, in the rear, at the rear, previous , earlier, last , at the far end, furthest
Antonyms:
front , forward , frontal, anterior
Sense: The rear part or side
Synonyms:
rear , hinder part, posterior, stern , poop , aft, tailpiece, tail , back end, end , reverse , flip side, hind part
Antonyms:
front , head , bow , face
Sense: The rear of the torso
Synonyms:
posterior, dorsal aspect, tergum, dorsum, tergal portion, spinal portion, hindquarters, rump, backbone , spine
Antonyms:
front , chest , stomach , ventral aspect
Sense: One who plays behind the line, especially in football
Synonyms:
linebacker, fullback, halfback, quarterback, tailback, flanker back, wingback, running back, slot back, blocking back, cornerback, safety man, free safety, ball carrier, kicker, passer, pass receiver
Antonyms:
forward
Sense: To move or cause to move backward
Synonyms:
back up, reverse , withdraw , drive backward, retreat , back away, step back, backtrack, go back, go backwards, rewind (slang), put into reverse, move backwards, move back
Antonyms:
advance , move forward, move towards, step , step forward, step towards, go forwards, go towards, drive , walk
Sense: To further
Synonyms:
support , uphold , stand behind, finance , further , encourage , sponsor , cheer on (slang), fund , subsidise
Antonyms:
hinder , burden , hamper , constrain , obstruct, impede , repress, inhibit, hold up, prohibit
Sense: To equip with a back
Synonyms:
stiffen, cane , line , strengthen

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