|1.||[ adverb ] at or to or toward or the back or rear|
|Synonyms:||back backward backwards rearwards|
"he moved back" "tripped when he stepped backward" "she looked rearward out the window of the car"
|2.||[ noun ] direction toward the rear|
"his outfit marched to the rearward of the tank divisions"
|3.||[ adjective ] directed or moving toward the rear|
"a rearward glance" "a rearward movement"
|4.||[ adjective ] located in or toward the back or rear; the chair's rear legs"|
"the rear door of the plane" "on the rearward side"