II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

II. DIMENSIONS

3. Centrical dimensions; special

Rear.

[Antonyms: front.]

[Nouns] rear, back, posteriority; rear rank, rear guard; background, hinterland.

occiput, nape, chine; heels; tail, rump, croup, buttock, posteriors, backside, scut, breech, dorsum, loin; dorsal region, lumbar region; hind quarters; aitchbone; natch, natch bone.

stern, poop, afterpart, heelpiece, crupper.

wake; train (sequence) [more].

reverse; other side of the shield.

[Verbs] be behind; fall astern; bend backwards; bring up the rear.

[Adjectives] back, rear; hind, hinder, hindmost, hindermost; postern, posterior; dorsal, after; caudal, lumbar; mizzen, tergal.

[Adverbs] behind; in the rear, in the background; behind one's back; at the heels of, at the tail of, at the back of; back to back.

after, aft, abaft, astern, sternmost, aback, rearward.

[Phrases] ogni medaglia ha il suo rovescio.

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