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Definition of Backwards


  1. With the back in advance or foremost; as, to ride backward.
  2. Toward the back; toward the rear; as, to throw the arms backward.
  3. On the back, or with the back downward.
  4. Toward, or in, past time or events; ago.
  5. By way of reflection; reflexively.
  6. From a better to a worse state, as from honor to shame, from religion to sin.
  7. In a contrary or reverse manner, way, or direction; contrarily; as, to read backwards.
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Backwards Translations

backwards in Afrikaans is agter
backwards in Dutch is achterwaarts, rugwaarts, achteruit
backwards in Norwegian is bakvendt, baklengs