Synonyms of backwards in English:

backwards

(also backward)

See definition of backwards

adverb

1‘Penny glanced backwards’

SYNONYMS
towards the rear, rearwards, backward, behind one
ANTONYMS

forwards

2‘count backwards from twenty to ten’

SYNONYMS
in reverse, from the highest to lowest, in reverse order

3‘his campaign is going backwards’

SYNONYMS
deteriorate, decline, degenerate, worsen, get worse
informal go downhill, take a nosedive, go to pot, go to the dogs, hit the skids, go down the toilet, go down the tubes
ANTONYMS

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