|1.||[ adverb ] at or to or toward or the back or rear|
|Synonyms:||back backward rearward rearwards|
"he moved back" "tripped when he stepped backward" "she looked rearward out the window of the car"
|2.||[ adverb ] in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal|
"it's easy to get the `i' and the `e' backward in words like `seize' and `siege'" "the child put her jersey on backward"