Definition of behind
What does the word behind mean?
part of speech: adverb
In or to the rear (of), on the further side (of), hidden (by), at one\'s back, towards what was one\'s rear, further back in place or time (than), past in relation to, too late, in concealment, in reserve, in support of, in an inferior position (to), under the defence of, in the tracks of, outdone (by), in arrear (with); (n.) the posterior. Phrr.: stay, leave, b., after others\', one\'s own, departure or death; fall b., not keep up; b. the scenes, in private; put b. one, refuse to consider; go b. one\'s words &c., look for secret motives on his part; b. one\'s back, without his knowledge; b. time, unpunctual; b. the times, antiquated. [old English]