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〔 bæk 〕


〔 bæk 〕

Overview of noun back

The noun back has 9 senses

  • back, dorsum -- (the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine; "his back was nicely tanned")

  • rear, back -- (the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph")

  • back, rear -- (the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer; "he stood at the back of the stage"; "it was hidden in the rear of the store")

  • back -- ((football) a person who plays in the backfield)

  • spinal column, vertebral column, spine, backbone, back, rachis -- (the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back")

  • binding, book binding, cover, back -- (the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book; "the book had a leather binding")

  • back -- (the part of a garment that covers the back of your body; "they pinned a `kick me' sign on his back")

  • back, backrest -- (a support that you can lean against while sitting; "the back of the dental chair was adjustable")

  • back -- ((American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage)

Overview of verb back

The verb back has 10 senses

  • back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support -- (be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960")

  • back -- (travel backward; "back into the driveway"; "The car backed up and hit the tree")

  • second, back, endorse, indorse -- (give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project")

  • back -- (cause to travel backward; "back the car into the parking spot")

  • back -- (support financial backing for; "back this enterprise")

  • back -- (be in back of; "My garage backs their yard")

  • bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt -- (place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse")

  • back -- (shift to a counterclockwise direction; "the wind backed")

  • back, back up -- (establish as valid or genuine; "Can you back up your claims?")

  • back -- (strengthen by providing with a back or backing)

Overview of adj back

The adj back has 3 senses

  • back -- (related to or located at the back; "the back yard"; "the back entrance")

  • back, hind, hinder -- (located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass")

  • back -- (of an earlier date; "back issues of the magazine")

Overview of adv back

The adv back has 6 senses

  • back -- (in or to or toward a former location; "she went back to her parents' house")

  • back, backward, backwards, rearward, rearwards -- (at or to or toward the back or rear; "he moved back"; "tripped when he stepped backward"; "she looked rearward out the window of the car")

  • back -- (in or to or toward an original condition; "he went back to sleep")

  • back, backward -- (in or to or toward a past time; "set the clocks back an hour"; "never look back"; "lovers of the past looking fondly backward")

  • back -- (in reply; "he wrote back three days later")

  • back -- (in repayment or retaliation; "we paid back everything we had borrowed"; "he hit me and I hit him back"; "I was kept in after school for talking back to the teacher")