posterior, in front, about, aft, hindmost, at someone's heels, backwards, retrograde, inverse, around, opposite, rearwards, precede, in the background, back, behind, rear, face, after, approach, up front, past, round, reverse, hind, backward, hinder, rearmost
- Solemn and dark, like a monk, stood the Drachenfels, in his hood of mist, and rearward extended the Curtain of Mountains, back to the Wolkenburg,- the Castle of the Clouds. - "Hyperion", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
- The 11th Division was alarmed in its rearward quarters, and hurried forward to the support of the 12th. - "The Franco-German War of 1870-71", Count Helmuth, von Moltke.
- The lieutenant, carrying his wounded arm rearward, looked upon them with wonder. - "Last Words", Stephen Crane.