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Behind or in front of something or someone - thesaurus

Synonyms

behind

adverb

at the back of someone or something

in front

a little further forwards than someone or something

rear

adjective

at the back of something

opposite

preposition

across from or facing someone or something

past

adverb

looking towards a place behind someone or something instead of directly at them

up front

adverb

informal in the part of something that is furthest forward

in the background

behind the main person or thing you are looking at

face

verb

to be opposite someone or something so that your face or front is towards them

rearmost

adjective

formal furthest from the front

at someone’s heels

just behind someone

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against

preposition

if something appears against a background, it is seen with the background behind it

back

adjective

furthest from the front

behind

adverb

following someone or something

behind

adverb

on the other side of something from where you are

fore

adjective

the fore parts of a ship, plane, or animal are the parts at the front

front

adjective

at, in, or on the front of something

frontal

adjective

formal at, in, or on the front part of something

hot on the heels of

arriving or happening very close behind someone or something

hot on the trail of

very close behind someone or something, and about to catch them

in back of something

behind something

in front of someone

if something is in front of you, it is in a position where you can see it if you look forwards

in front of something

into a place where a moving vehicle might hit you

in front of something

in a position where you can see a particular thing when you look forwards

into

preposition

used for stating the direction in which someone or something looks, faces, or points

onto

preposition

used for saying in which direction a building, room, door, or window faces, or where it leads to

opposite

adjective

across from or on the other side of someone or something

opposite

adverb

British on the other side of an area from someone or something and facing towards them

rearward

adjective

formal in or towards the back of something

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