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We found 38 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word backward:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. backward: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. backward: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. backward: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. backward: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. backward: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. backward, backward: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Backward, backward: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. backward: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. backward: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. backward: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. backward: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. backward: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Backward, backward: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. backward: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. backward: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. backward: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. backward: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Backward: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Backward: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. backward: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. backward: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. backward: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. backward: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. backward: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. backward: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. backward: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. backward: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. backward: Free Dictionary [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Backward: Epicurus.com Wine Glossary [home, info]
  2. BACKWARD: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. backward: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. backward: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Backward: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. backward: Idioms [home, info]
  3. backward: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. backward: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (backward)

adjective:  retarded in intellectual development
adjective:  directed or facing toward the back or rear ("A backward view")
adjective:  (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature ("A backward lover")
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'")
adverb:  in or to or toward a past time ("Lovers of the past looking fondly backward")
adverb:  at or to or toward the back or rear ("Tripped when he stepped backward")

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