[n] the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
[n] a support that you can lean against while sitting; "the back of the dental chair was adjustable"
[n] the part of a garment that covers your back; "they pinned a `kick me' sign on his back"
[n] the front and back covering of a book; "the book had a leather binding"
[n] the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
[n] the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine; "his back was nicely tanned"
[n] the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back"
[n] 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"
[n] (football) a person who plays in the backfield
[adv] in or to or toward a past time; "set the clocks back an hour"; "never look back"; "lovers of the past looking fondly backward"
[adv] at or to or toward or the back or rear; "he moved back"; "tripped when he stepped backward"; "she looked rearward out the window of the car"
[adv] 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"
[adv] in or to or toward a former location; "she went back to her parents' house"
[adv] in or to or toward an original condition; "he went back to sleep"
[adv] in answer; "he wrote back three days later"; "had little to say in reply to the questions"
[v] shift to a counterclockwise direction; "the wind backed"
[v] strengthen by providing with a back or backing
[v] establish as valid or genuine; "Can you back up your claims?"
[v] place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"
[v] travel backward; "back into the driveway"; "The car backed up and hit the tree"
[v] cause to travel backward; "back the car into the parking spot"
[v] support financial backing for; "back this enterprise"
[v] be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
[v] give support or one's blessing to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project"
[v] be in back of; "My garage backs their yard"
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back up, backbone, backrest, backward, backwards, bet on, binding, book binding, cover, dorsum, endorse, gage, game, in reply, plump for, plunk for, punt, rachis, rear, rear, rearward, rearwards, spinal column, spine, stake, support, vertebral column
advance, ahead, bring forward, face, forrad, forrard, forward, forwards, front, front, front, frontward, frontwards, look, veer