The Word 'BACK'

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Meanings Of The Word 'Back'

Back (adjective)

definition:
located at or near the back of an animal

Synonyms

Hind Hinder

Back (adjective)

definition:
related to or located at the back

Back (adjective)

definition:
of an earlier date

Back (adverb)

definition:
in or to or toward a past time

example:
"set the clocks back an hour"

Synonyms

Backward

Back (adverb)

definition:
at or to or toward the back or rear

example:
"They moved back to distance themselves from the cameras down front."

Back (adverb)

definition:
in repayment or retaliation

example:
"we paid back everything we had borrowed"

Back (adverb)

definition:
in or to or toward a former location

example:
"They went back to their parents' house."

Back (adverb)

definition:
in or to or toward an original condition

example:
"The dog went back to sleep."

Back (adverb)

definition:
in reply to

example:
"They wrote back three days later."

Back (noun)

definition:
(American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage

Back (noun)

definition:
a support that you can lean against while sitting

example:
"the back of the dental chair was adjustable"

Synonyms

Backrest

Back (noun)

definition:
the part of a garment that covers the back of your body

example:
"They pinned a 'kick me' sign on the new kid's back."

Back (noun)

definition:
the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

Synonyms

Cover

Back (noun)

definition:
the side that goes last or is not normally seen

example:
"I wrote the date on the back of the photograph."

Synonyms

Rear

Back (noun)

definition:
the posterior part of a body from the neck to the end of the spine

example:
"Our backs were nicely tanned after a day on the beach."

Synonyms

Dorsum

Back (noun)

definition:
the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord

example:
"The fall broke their back."

Back (noun)

definition:
the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer

example:
"I stood at the back of the stage."

Synonyms

Rear

Back (noun)

definition:
in association football, a person who plays in the backfield, also known as a defender

example:
"The goalkeeper passed the ball to the back, who then ran it forward."

Back (verb)

definition:
to strengthen by providing with a back or backing

example:
"I backed the photo so it would not get bent in the post."

Back (verb)

definition:
to establish as valid or genuine

example:
"Can you back up your claims?"

Synonyms

Back Up

Back (verb)

definition:
to shift to a counterclockwise direction

example:
"The wind backed."

Back (verb)

definition:
to place a bet on

example:
"Which horse are you backing?"

Synonyms

Punt

Back (verb)

definition:
to travel backward

example:
"I will back the car into the driveway."

Back (verb)

definition:
to cause to travel backward

example:
"I backed the car into the parking spot."

Back (verb)

definition:
to support financial backing for

example:
"They backed my crowd funding campaign."

Back (verb)

definition:
to be behind

example:
"The house backs the park."

Synonyms

Support

Back (verb)

definition:
to give support or one's approval to

example:
"They backed my crowdfunding campaign."

Back (verb)

definition:
to be in back of

example:
"My garage backs their yard."

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