Meaning of BACKWARD in English

BACKWARD

I.

adj.

VERBS

▪ be , seem

ADVERB

▪ extremely , fairly , very , etc.

a rather ~ part of the country

▪ economically , educationally , technologically

Backward is used with these nouns: ↑ direction , ↑ glance , ↑ motion , ↑ movement , ↑ step , ↑ swing , ↑ thrust , ↑ tilt

II.

adv.

Backward is used with these verbs: ↑ bend , ↑ edge , ↑ fall , ↑ jerk , ↑ jump , ↑ lean , ↑ lurch , ↑ roll , ↑ slide , ↑ spell , ↑ stagger , ↑ step , ↑ throw , ↑ walk

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