Meaning of rearward

rear•ward

Pronunciation: (rēr'wurd for 1–4 rēr'wôrd for 5), [key]
— adv.
  1. toward or in the rear.
—adj.,
  1. located in, near, or toward the rear.
  2. directed toward the rear.
—n.
  1. a position at the rear: in the rearward of fashion.
  2. the rear division of a military unit.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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