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back
Definition:
To place or seat upon the back.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
back.
end
aback, abaft, aft, after, astern, backward, behind, final, following, hind, hindmost, posterior, rear, rearmost, rearward, tail, back of, in the wake of.
following
pursuing, then, Seriate, later on, by and by, after a while, in the wake of, coming after, directly after, in search of, on the scent, coming next, in pursuit, next off.
from earlier time
delayed, elapsed, former, overdue, past, previous.
posterior
caudal, dorsal, retral, in back of.
rear
backside, stern, aback, abaft, aft, after, astern, bottom, caudal, dorsal, final, following, hinder, posterior, rear, tail, terminal, at the heels of, in back of, in the background, in the wake, in the wake of, to or in the rear.
remote
in a backwater, far off, god-knows-where, middle of nowhere, off beaten path, off-lying.
adverb
all
back.
adverb
backwards
rearwards.
noun
accompaniment
instrument, back-up, back-ups.
act
back.
artifact
back, rear.
back
aftermost, bottom, end, hindmost, posterior, rear, tail.
back away
draw back, fall back, move back, recede, recoil, retreat, withdraw, step back, give ground.
back down
abandon, backtrack, give in, retreat, submit, withdraw, yield, climb down, back-pedal, surrender concede.
back out
abandon, cancel, chicken out, give up, go back on, pull out, recant, resign, withdraw, get cold feet.
back up
aid, assist, backwards, bear out, behind, bolster, bygone, champion, confirm, corroborate, earlier, elapsed, end, endorse, former, hind, hindmost, obsolete, other, outdated, past, posterior, previous, rear, reinforce, reverse, second, substantiate, support, tail, validate, to the rear, out of date, the back door, back copies.
body
back, dorsum.
end part
back end, backside, extremity, hindquarters, reverse, stern, tail end, tailpiece, far end, hindpart.
location
back, rear.
opposite
reverse.
opposite side
flip side.
person
back.
posterior
hind part, keester, tuchis.
rear
behind, caboose, derriere, fanny, hind, rump, seat.
support
flotation, fulcrum, stave, stiffener, stilt, substructure, support, sustentation, Fulcra, Fulcrums, stilts, stiffeners, flotations, substructures.
verb
assist
abet, aid, assist, avail, benefit, favor, foster, help, serve, succor, support, sustain, uphold.
change
back.
guarantee
swear for.
intensify
strengthen.
motion
back.
possession
back.
put in reverse direction
backtrack, drive back, fall back, recede, regress, repel, repulse, retire, retract, retreat, turn tail, withdraw.
social
back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support.
stative
back.
succeeding
following.
support
abet, abide by, advocate, ally, angel, assist, bankroll, bolster, boost, buttress, champion, countenance, encourage, endorse, favor, finance, grubstake, hinge, prop, sanction, second, sponsor, stake, stick by, subsidize, sustain, underpin, underwrite, uphold, side with, stand behind, stick up for, give a leg up, go to bat for, give a boost, give a lift.
Examples of usage:
  1. Back again at night home. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. Take me back, take me back! – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  3. Looking back on it, I can't think how I came to make such a fool of myself. – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
  4. And shall I carry back this answer? – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  5. I never thought you would be the one to go back on her, Thayer. – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray

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