# backward

#### Backward vs Regression - What's the difference?

backward | regression |

## As nouns the difference between backward and regression

is that backward is the state behind or past while regression is regression.

is (of motion) pertaining to the direction towards the back.

is (of motion) in the direction towards the back; backwards.

#### Backward vs Indirect - What's the difference?

backward | indirect |

## As adjectives the difference between backward and indirect

is that backward is (of motion) pertaining to the direction towards the back while indirect is not direct; roundabout; deceiving; setting a trap; confusing.

is (of motion) in the direction towards the back; backwards.

## As a noun backward

is the state behind or past.

#### Toward vs Backward - What's the difference?

toward | backward |

## In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between toward and backward

is that toward is (obsolete) future; to come while backward is (obsolete) already past or gone; bygone.

## As adjectives the difference between toward and backward

is that toward is (obsolete) future; to come while backward is (of motion) pertaining to the direction towards the back.

## As a preposition toward

is in the direction of.

## As an adverb backward is

(of motion) in the direction towards the back; backwards.

## As a noun backward is

the state behind or past.

#### Reluctant vs Backward - What's the difference?

reluctant | backward | Synonyms |

## As adjectives the difference between reluctant and backward

is that reluctant is opposing; offering resistance (to) while backward is (of motion) pertaining to the direction towards the back.

## As an adverb backward is

(of motion) in the direction towards the back; backwards.

## As a noun backward is

the state behind or past.

#### Upsidedown vs Backward - What's the difference?

upsidedown | backward |

## As adjectives the difference between upsidedown and backward

is that upsidedown is while backward is (of motion) pertaining to the direction towards the back.

## As an adverb backward is

(of motion) in the direction towards the back; backwards.

## As a noun backward is

the state behind or past.

#### Dilatory vs Backward - What's the difference?

dilatory | backward | Synonyms |

## As adjectives the difference between dilatory and backward

is that dilatory is intentionally delaying (someone or something), intended to cause delay, gain time, or defer decision while backward is (of motion) pertaining to the direction towards the back.

## As an adverb backward is

(of motion) in the direction towards the back; backwards.

## As a noun backward is

the state behind or past.

#### Unwilling vs Backward - What's the difference?

unwilling | backward | Related terms |

## As adjectives the difference between unwilling and backward

is that unwilling is not willing; loath; disinclined; reluctant; as, an unwilling servant while backward is (of motion) pertaining to the direction towards the back.

## As an adverb backward is

(of motion) in the direction towards the back; backwards.

## As a noun backward is

the state behind or past.

#### Backward vs Diminished - What's the difference?

backward | diminished | Related terms |

## As adjectives the difference between backward and diminished

is that backward is (of motion) pertaining to the direction towards the back while diminished is lessened, reduced.

is (of motion) in the direction towards the back; backwards.

## As a noun backward

is the state behind or past.

## As a verb diminished is

(diminish).

#### Loitering vs Backward - What's the difference?

loitering | backward | Related terms |

## As nouns the difference between loitering and backward

is that loitering is the action of the verb (loiter) while backward is the state behind or past.

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## As an adjective backward is

(of motion) pertaining to the direction towards the back.

## As an adverb backward is

(of motion) in the direction towards the back; backwards.