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Definitions by Oxford

[bɪˈhʌɪnd], (Preposition)

- at or to the far side of (something), typically so as to be hidden by it
(e.g: the recording machinery was kept behind screens)

- following or further back than (another member of a moving group)
(e.g: we were stuck behind a slow-moving tractor)

- in support of or giving guidance to (someone else)
(e.g: whatever you decide to do, I'll be behind you)

- after the departure or death of (someone)
(e.g: he left behind him a manuscript which was subsequently published)

- less advanced than (someone or something) in achievement or development
(e.g: they are years behind their competitors in this segment)

- having a lower score than (another competitor)
(e.g: Woosnam moved to ten under par, five shots behind Fred Couples)


Old English behindan, bihindan, from bi ‘by’ + hindan ‘from behind’

[bɪˈhʌɪnd], (Adverb)

- at or to the far side of something
(e.g: Campbell grabbed him from behind)

- in a particular place after leaving or after others have moved on
(e.g: don't leave me behind)

- further back than other members of a moving group
(e.g: Ben led the way, with Joe a short distance behind)

- (in a contest or match) having a score lower than that of the opposing team
(e.g: England were still 382 runs behind)

- late in accomplishing a task
(e.g: I'm getting behind with my work)



[bɪˈhʌɪnd], (Noun)

- a person's buttocks
(e.g: she slid inelegantly down a few steps on her behind)

- a kick that sends the ball over a behind line, or a touch that sends it between the inner posts, scoring one point.



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