behind behind  /bɪ ˈhaɪnd/


  1. (n) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  2. (adj) having the lower score or lagging position in a contest
  3. (adv) in or to or toward the rear
  4. (adv) remaining in a place or condition that has been left or departed from
  5. (adv) of timepieces
  6. (adv) in or into an inferior position
  7. (adv) in debt



  1. Microsoft behind nearly $700 million data center investment in West Des Moines

    MICROSOFT IN IOWA: A committee of the Iowa Economic Development Authority Board revealed the company behind "Project Mountain" at a meeting this morning. The committee is recommending the full board consider $20 million in tax credits for the project. Video: Debi Durham on the importance of Microsoft in Iowa Video: Microsoft revealed to be company behind Project Mountain Photos: Microsoft's West ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

  2. Behind the Scenes: SI Swimsuit in Chile

    Modeling swimsuits can be difficult – waking up at the wee hours of dawn to capture the right sunlight, climbing into freezing water for that perfect shot – but it can also be fun. SI went behind the scenes during a 2013 photo shoot in Chile’s Easter Island with Chrissy Teigen, Jessica Perez and Kate Bock to. Watch Chrissy chase down a horse, Jess balance herself on a pile of slippery rocks and ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Behind the Greatest Experiments: Basic Research

    Behind the Greatest Experiments: Basic Research
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Scientific American via Yahoo! News


  1. "I am dealing with my behavior and personal failings behind closed doors with my family," Woods said in a statement earlier this week.
    on Dec 4, 2009 By: Tiger Wood Source: AFP

  2. "We're taking it step by step. We've left a very difficult rival behind," said Villa.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: David Villa Source: Xinhua

  3. "Steroids have sullied the game, and players and the owners must take the Mitchell report seriously; I'm confident they will," Bush said. "And my hope is that this report is a part of putting the 'steroid era' of baseball behind us."
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: President Bush Source: CNN

Word of the Day
animosity animosity
/ˌæ nə ˈmɑ sə ti /