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English Dictionary: behind by the DICT Development Group
4 results for behind
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. in or to or toward the rear; "he followed behind"; "seen from behind, the house is more imposing than it is from the front"; "the final runners were far behind"
  2. remaining in a place or condition that has been left or departed from; "when he died he left much unfinished work behind"; "left a large family behind"; "the children left their books behind"; "he took off with a squeal of tires and left the other cars far behind"
  3. of timepieces; "the clock is almost an hour slow"; "my watch is running behind"
    Synonym(s): behind, slow
  4. in or into an inferior position; "fell behind in his studies"; "their business was lagging behind in the competition for customers"
  5. in debt; "he fell behind with his mortgage payments"; "a month behind in the rent"; "a company that has been run behindhand for years"; "in arrears with their utility bills"
    Synonym(s): behind, behindhand, in arrears
  1. having the lower score or lagging position in a contest; "behind by two points"; "the 8th inning found the home team trailing"
  1. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
    Synonym(s): buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Behind \Be*hind"\, prep. [AS. behindan; pref. be- + hindan. See
      {Hind}, a.]
      1. On the side opposite the front or nearest part; on the
            back side of; at the back of; on the other side of; as,
            behind a door; behind a hill.
                     A tall Brabanter, behind whom I stood. --Bp. Hall.
      2. Left after the departure of, whether this be by removing
            to a distance or by death.
                     A small part of what he left behind him. --Pope.
      3. Left a distance by, in progress of improvement Hence:
            Inferior to in dignity, rank, knowledge, or excellence, or
            in any achievement.
                     I was not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles.
                                                                              --2 Cor. xi.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Behind \Be*hind"\, adv.
      1. At the back part; in the rear. [bd]I shall not lag
            behind.[b8] --Milton.
      2. Toward the back part or rear; backward; as, to look
      3. Not yet brought forward, produced, or exhibited to view;
            out of sight; remaining.
                     We can not be sure that there is no evidence behind.
      4. Backward in time or order of succession; past.
                     Forgetting those things which are behind. --Phil.
                                                                              ii. 13.
      5. After the departure of another; as, to stay behind.
                     Leave not a rack behind.                     --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Behind \Be*hind"\, n.
      The backside; the rump. [Low]
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