Behind

  • 1 Behind — Daten zum Spiel Autor Michael Palm, Sebastian Jakob Grafik Eckhardt Freytag, Volkan Baga, Franz Vohwinkel u.a. Verlag Fishtank (Ravensburger) Erscheinungsjahr 2003 Art …

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  • 2 behind — [bē hīnd′, bihīnd′] adv. [ME bihinden < OE behindan: see BE & HIND1] 1. in or to the rear or back [to walk behind, to look behind] 2. at an earlier time; in the past [my joy lies behind] 3. in a former place, condition, etc …

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  • 3 Behind — Be*hind , adv. 1. At the back part; in the rear. I shall not lag behind. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Toward the back part or rear; backward; as, to look behind. [1913 Webster] 3. Not yet brought forward, produced, or exhibited to view; out of… …

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  • 4 behind — [adv1/prep1] position farther back; following abaft, after, afterwards, at the heels of*, at the rear of, back of, bringing up the rear*, eating the dust*, in the background, in the wake, later than, next, off the pace, subsequently, trailing;… …

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  • 5 Behind — Be*hind , prep. [AS. behindan; pref. be + hindan. See {Hind}, a.] 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. [1913 Webster] A tall Brabanter,… …

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  • 6 behind — (adv.) O.E. behindan behind, after, from bi by + hindan from behind (see HIND (Cf. hind) (adj.)). The prepositional sense emerged in Old English. Euphemistic noun meaning backside of a person is from 1786. Phrase behind the times is from 1905.… …

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  • 7 behind in — (something) not finished at the expected time. Jed was behind in school and didn t graduate with the other kids his age …

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  • 8 Behind — Be*hind , n. The backside; the rump. [Low] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 behind — index back (in arrears), delinquent (overdue) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 behind — *after Antonyms: ahead …

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  • 11 behind — ► PREPOSITION & ADVERB 1) at or to the back or far side of. 2) further back than other members of a moving group. 3) in support of. 4) responsible for (an event or plan). 5) less advanced than. 6) late in accomplishing or paying something. 7) …

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  • 12 behind — I [[t]bɪha͟ɪnd[/t]] PREPOSITION AND ADVERB USES ♦ (In addition to the uses shown below, behind is also used in a few phrasal verbs, such as fall behind and lie behind .) 1) PREP If something is behind a thing or person, it is on the other side of …

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  • 13 behind — be|hind1 W1S1 [bıˈhaınd] prep, adv [: Old English; Origin: behindan, from hindan from behind ] 1.) at or towards the back of a thing or person ▪ I turned to speak to the person standing behind me. ▪ Someone could easily creep up behind us. ▪ The… …

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  • 14 behind — be|hind1 [ bı haınd ] function word *** Behind can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): The car behind us was flashing its lights. as an adverb (without a following noun): I stayed behind to take care of the… …

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  • 15 behind — I UK [bɪˈhaɪnd] / US adverb, preposition *** Summary: Behind can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): The car behind us was flashing its lights. as an adverb (without a following noun): I stayed behind to look… …

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  • 16 behind — 1 /bI haInd/ preposition 1 at or towards the back of something: The cat ran out from behind a tree. | I got stuck behind a truck all the way to the airport. | Jane shut the door behind her. see front 1 2 not as successful or advanced as someone… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 behind — Used for listed equity securities. At the same price but entered after your order/ interest, such as on the specialist s book. Antithesis of ahead of you. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. behind be‧hind 1 [bɪˈhaɪnd] adverb be/​get/​fall… …

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  • 18 behind — prep., adv., & n. prep. 1 a in, towards, or to the rear of. b on the further side of (behind the bush). c hidden by (something behind that remark). 2 a in the past in relation to (trouble is behind me now). b late in relation to (behind schedule) …

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  • 19 behind — I. adverb or adjective Etymology: Middle English behinde, from Old English behindan, from be + hindan from behind; akin to Old English hinder behind more at hind Date: before 12th century 1. a. in the place or situation that is being or has been… …

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  • 20 behind*/*/*/ — [bɪˈhaɪnd] grammar word I summary: Behind can be: ■ a preposition: The car behind us was flashing its lights. ■ an adverb: I stayed behind to look after the children. 1) at the back of sb/sth at the back of someone or something, or following them …

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