Back Meaning

There are 24 meaning(s) for word Back

Back Meaning 1 : a support that you can lean against while sitting

    Example : the back of the dental chair was adjustable

    Synonyms : backrest
Back Meaning 2 : give support or one's approval to

    Example : I can't back this plan

    Synonyms : endorse,  indorse,  second
Back Meaning 3 : establish as valid or genuine

    Example : Can you back up your claims?

    Synonyms : back up
Back Meaning 4 : the side that goes last or is not normally seen

    Example : he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

    Synonyms : rear
Back Meaning 5 : the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

    Synonyms : binding,  book binding,  cover
Back Meaning 6 : the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord

    Example : the fall broke his back

    Synonyms : backbone,  rachis,  spinal column,  spine,  vertebral column
Back Meaning 7 : the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine

    Example : his back was nicely tanned

    Synonyms : dorsum
Back Meaning 8 : in or to or toward a past time

    Example : set the clocks back an hour,never look back,lovers of the past looking fondly backward

    Synonyms : backward
Back Meaning 9 : place a bet on

    Example : Which horse are you backing?

    Synonyms : bet on,  gage,  game,  punt,  stake
Back Meaning 10 : be behind; approve of

    Example : I backed Kennedy in 1960

    Synonyms : endorse,  indorse,  plump for,  plunk for,  support
Back Meaning 11 : located at or near the back of an animal

    Example : back (or hind) legs

    Synonyms : hind,  hinder
Back Meaning 12 : the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer

    Example : he stood at the back of the stage

    Synonyms : rear
Back Meaning 13 : at or to or toward the back or rear

    Example : he moved back,tripped when he stepped backward

    Synonyms : backward,  backwards,  rearward,  rearwards
Back Meaning 14 : (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage

Back Meaning 15 : be in back of

    Example : My garage backs their yard

Back Meaning 16 : cause to travel backward

    Example : back the car into the parking spot

Back Meaning 17 : (football) a person who plays in the backfield

Back Meaning 18 : of an earlier date

    Example : back issues of the magazine

Back Meaning 19 : related to or located at the back

    Example : the back yard,the back entrance

Back Meaning 20 : shift to a counterclockwise direction

    Example : the wind backed

Back Meaning 21 : strengthen by providing with a back or backing

Back Meaning 22 : support financial backing for

    Example : back this enterprise

Back Meaning 23 : the part of a garment that covers the back of your body

    Example : they pinned a `kick me' sign on his back

Back Meaning 24 : travel backward

    Example : back into the driveway,The car backed up and hit the tree

How to Pronounce Back

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