[ UK /ɹˈi‍əwəd/ ]
NOUN
  1. direction toward the rear
    his outfit marched to the rearward of the tank divisions
ADJECTIVE
  1. directed or moving toward the rear
    a rearward glance
    a rearward movement
  2. located in or toward the back or rear
    the rear door of the plane
    on the rearward side
    the chair's rear legs
ADVERB
  1. at or to or toward the back or rear
    he moved back
    tripped when he stepped backward
    she looked rearward out the window of the car
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How To Use rearward In A Sentence

  • Using electric motors, the middle seat slides rearward into a central location.
  • she looked rearward out the window of the car
  • There, the forward mental health treatment team would hold casualties 48 to 72 hours before either returning them to their units or, if they were unimproved, evacuating them further rearward.
  • As the gas burns, it moves rapidly rearward, propelling the aircraft forward.
  • I'd heard this arrive earlier in the evening, and had thought it was my rearwards neighbor's old Suburban -- I figured she'd had her regular parking spot swiped, and was grabbing the spot outside of my north window. Ever get the overwhelming urge to punch someone in the head?
  • Communications are also critical for command and control of evacuation assets rearward.
  • And by that time, retreat was made impossible by the rearward. HERE BE DRAGONS
  • on the rearward side
  • a rearward movement
  • Keeping the muzzle down can provide - when used in conjunction with a rearward step - the ability to lift the muzzle direction onto a threat should they grab your hands or muzzle.
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