- [adverb] 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"
Synonyms: back, backward, backwards
- [noun] direction toward the rear; "his outfit marched to the rearward of the tank divisions"
- [adjective] directed or moving toward the rear; "a rearward glance"; "a rearward movement"
- [adjective] located in or toward the back or rear; "the chair's rear legs"; "the rear door of the plane"; "on the rearward side"