What is the opposite of facing?

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Noun
(facings) Opposite of the cuffs, collar, and lapels of a military jacket
Noun
Opposite of a thin decorative covering of fine material applied to coarser wood or other material
Noun
Opposite of a position or place directly in front
Noun
Opposite of any face of a building, especially that of the main entrance
“She hollered at me to run and grab the washing off the clothesline, and to check if the windows across the back of the house were closed tight.”
Adjective
Opposite of directly facing someone or something on the opposite side
“Sensei advised us all to line up on the same side as each other and then to bow in reverence to Grandmaster Shio.”
Adjective
Opposite of distant from a point seen as central
Preposition
Opposite of in competition with
“I find it thrilling to see Burton allied with such obviously kindred spirits, namely Keaton and Danny DeVito.”
Preposition
Opposite of face to face with
“The young prince took his place beside her, and it immediately made her feel giddy with excitement.”
Preposition
(from) Opposite of in the direction of
“If you're coming from the north, drive 2.6 miles from the Jackson Lake Junction and turn right at the Signal Mountain Lodge area.”
Preposition
(away from) Opposite of in the direction of
“When priming the spray, make sure to turn it away from the face so that the medication doesn't get into the eyes.”
Preposition
Opposite of preceding in time or space
“We are always chasing after the wind with our vain expectations and maladjusted imaginations.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to confront, or come up against, a given situation
“It seems important at this point to emphasize that resilient leaders do not dodge adversity or escape the vagaries of life.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to confront and deal with or accept
“Samra admits to drinking heavily and often feels like a drink in the morning but he continues to deny that he has an alcohol problem.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to come into contact, or be forced to contend, with
“If you strive to be an accomplished musician who sings with assurance, you will protect your voice and avoid negative scrutiny.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to cause trouble or worry to
“Her fevered dreams and the many reflections arising from conversations with her sister travelers begin to help her unburden herself of her complicated past.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to apply a surface or layer to something, especially for protection
“I would remove the coat of paint by scraping and sanding, and then prime and paint the surface with a top-quality water-based paint.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to look at, especially from across an area or space
“The patient should be instructed to ignore the bright light beam from the retinoscope and to avoid looking at the light beam.”
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