Synonyms of behind in English:

behind

preposition

  • 1 he slept in a hut behind their house
    at the back of, at the rear of, beyond, on the other side of, on the far side of, on the further side of; North American in back of
    he slept in a hut behind their house
    [Antonyms] in front of
  • 3 you are way behind the rest of the class
    less advanced than, slower than, weaker than, inferior to
  • 4 work on the car is months behind schedule
    later than, late in relation to, after

adverb

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  • 1 each plane took off with a glider following on behind
    after, afterwards, at the back, in the rear, in the wake, at the end, at six o'clock
    each plane took off with a glider following on behind
    [Antonyms] ahead in front
  • 2 ‘I'm off to dance!’ he called behind
    over one's shoulder, to the rear, to the back, towards the rear, towards the back, backwards
    ‘I'm off to dance!’ he called behind
    [Antonyms] ahead
  • 3 he stayed behind to sign autographs
    afterwards, remaining after departure
  • 4 we're behind so don't stop
    running late, late, behind schedule, behindhand, delayed, not on time, behind time
    we're behind so don't stop
    [Antonyms] ahead

noun

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Phrases

put something behind one

the team have to put this morning's result behind them consign something to the pastput something down to experienceforget about somethingpay no heed to somethingignoreregard as water under the bridge

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