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back

noun: the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine; "his back was nicely tanned"

noun: the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"

noun: 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"

noun: (football) a person who plays in the backfield

noun: the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back"

noun: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book; "the book had a leather binding"

noun: the part of a garment that covers the back of your body; "they pinned a `kick me' sign on his back"

noun: a support that you can lean against while sitting; "the back of the dental chair was adjustable"

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

verb: be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"

verb: travel backward; "back into the driveway"; "The car backed up and hit the tree"

verb: give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project"

verb: cause to travel backward; "back the car into the parking spot"

verb: support financial backing for; "back this enterprise"

verb: be in back of; "My garage backs their yard"

verb: place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"

verb: shift to a counterclockwise direction; "the wind backed"

verb: establish as valid or genuine; "Can you back up your claims?"

verb: strengthen by providing with a back or backing

adj: related to or located at the back; "the back yard"; "the back entrance"

adj: located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass"

adj: of an earlier date; "back issues of the magazine"

adv: in or to or toward a former location; "she went back to her parents' house"

adv: 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"

adv: in or to or toward an original condition; "he went back to sleep"

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: in reply; "he wrote back three days later"

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"


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back

Length: 4 letters

Scrabble value: 12

Words with Friends value: 14

Literati value: 7

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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