Synonyms of backwards in English:

backwards

(also backward)

See definition of backwards

adverb

1‘Penny glanced backwards’

SYNONYMS

towards the rear, rearwards, backward, behind one

ANTONYMS

forwards

2‘count backwards from twenty to ten’

SYNONYMS

in reverse, from the highest to lowest, in reverse order

3‘his campaign is going backwards’

SYNONYMS

deteriorate, decline, degenerate, worsen, get worse

informal go downhill, take a nosedive, go to pot, go to the dogs, hit the skids, go down the toilet, go down the tubes

ANTONYMS

improve