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Definition 1: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on - [noun denoting body]

Samples where posterior or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he deserves a good kick in the butt
  • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

Synonyms for posterior in the sense of this definition

(posterior is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(... is part of posterior) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

"they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

Definition 2: a tooth situated at the back of the mouth - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for posterior in the sense of this definition

(posterior is a kind of ...) hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense

Definition 3: located at or near or behind a part or near the end of a structure - [adjective denoting all]

(posterior is similar to ...) located at or near the back of an animal

"back (or hind) legs" "the hinder part of a carcass"

(posterior is similar to ...) situated in or directed toward the part of the body from which the tail arises

"caudal fins" "the caudal end of the body"

(posterior is similar to ...) at or near or toward the posterior

(means also ...) related to or located at the back

"the back yard" "the back entrance"

(... are attributes of posterior) the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated

"the position of the hands on the clock" "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"

Definition 4: coming at a subsequent time or stage - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where posterior or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • without ulterior argument
  • the mood posterior to

Synonyms for posterior in the sense of this definition

(posterior is similar to ...) following in time or order

"subsequent developments"

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