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Back Definition

(noun)

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a support that you can lean against while sitting


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the back of the dental chair was adjustable

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(verb)

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give support or one's approval to


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I can't back this plan

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(verb)

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establish as valid or genuine


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Can you back up your claims?

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(noun)

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the side that goes last or is not normally seen


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he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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(noun)

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

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(noun)

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


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the fall broke his back

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(noun)

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the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine


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his back was nicely tanned

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(adverb)

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in or to or toward a past time


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set the clocks back an hour

never look back

lovers of the past looking fondly backward

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(verb)

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place a bet on


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Which horse are you backing?

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(verb)

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be behind; approve of


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I backed Kennedy in 1960

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(adjective)

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located at or near the back of an animal


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back (or hind) legs

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(noun)

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the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer


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he stood at the back of the stage

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(adverb)

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at or to or toward the back or rear


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he moved back

tripped when he stepped backward

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(noun)

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

(verb)

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be in back of


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My garage backs their yard

(verb)

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cause to travel backward


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back the car into the parking spot

(noun)

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(football) a person who plays in the backfield

(adjective)

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of an earlier date


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back issues of the magazine

(adjective)

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related to or located at the back


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the back yard

the back entrance

(verb)

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shift to a counterclockwise direction


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the wind backed

(verb)

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strengthen by providing with a back or backing

(verb)

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support financial backing for


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back this enterprise

(noun)

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


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they pinned a `kick me' sign on his back

(verb)

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travel backward


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back into the driveway

The car backed up and hit the tree