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Behind

Be`hind´
prep.1.On the side opposite the front or nearest part; on the back side of; at the back of; on the other side of; as, behind a door; behind a hill.
A tall Brabanter, behind whom I stood.
- Bp. Hall.
2.Left after the departure of, whether this be by removing to a distance or by death.
A small part of what he left behind him.
- Pope.
3.Left a distance by, in progress of improvement Hence: Inferior to in dignity, rank, knowledge, or excellence, or in any achievement.
I was not a whit behind the very chiefest apostles.
- 2 Cor. xi. 5.
adv.1.At the back part; in the rear.
2.Toward the back part or rear; backward; as, to look behind.
3.Not yet brought forward, produced, or exhibited to view; out of sight; remaining.
We can not be sure that there is no evidence behind.
- Locke.
4.Backward in time or order of succession; past.
Forgetting those things which are behind.
- Phil. ii. 13.
5.After the departure of another; as, to stay behind.
Leave not a rack behind.
- Shak.
n.1.The backside; the rump.
Noun1.Behindbehind - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
Adj.1.behind - having the lower score or lagging position in a contest; "behind by two points"; "the 8th inning found the home team trailing"
Synonyms: trailing
Adv.1.behind - in or to or toward the rear; "he followed behind"; "seen from behind, the house is more imposing than it is from the front"; "the final runners were far behind"
2.behind - remaining in a place or condition that has been left or departed from; "when he died he left much unfinished work behind"; "left a large family behind"; "the children left their books behind"; "he took off with a squeal of tires and left the other cars far behind"
3.behind - of timepieces; "the clock is almost an hour slow"; "my watch is running behind"
Synonyms: slow
4.behind - in or into an inferior position; "fell behind in his studies"; "their business was lagging behind in the competition for customers"
5.behind - in debt; "he fell behind with his mortgage payments"; "a month behind in the rent"; "a company that has been run behindhand for years"; "in arrears with their utility bills"
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behaviour
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Behead
Beheadal
beheaded
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Beheld
Behemoth
Behen
Behest
Behete
Behight
-- Behind --
Behind one's back
Behind the curtain
Behind the scenes
behind-the-scenes
Behindhand
Behither
Behmen
Behmenism
Behold
Beholden
Beholder
Beholding
Beholdingness
Behoof
Behoovable
Behoove
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