back back  /ˈbæk/


  1. (adj) of an earlier date
  2. (adv) in or to or toward a former location
  3. (adv) at or to or toward the back or rear
  4. (adv) in or to or toward an original condition
  5. (adv) in or to or toward a past time
  6. (adv) in reply
  7. (adv) in repayment or retaliation
  8. (n) the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
  9. (n) the side that goes last or is not normally seen
  10. (n) the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer
  11. (n) (football) a person who plays in the backfield
  12. (n) the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
  13. (n) the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
  14. (n) the part of a garment that covers the back of your body
  15. (n) a support that you can lean against while sitting
  16. (n) (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
  17. (v) be behind; approve of
  18. (v) travel backward
  19. (v) give support or one's approval to
  20. (v) cause to travel backward
  21. (v) support financial backing for
  22. (v) be in back of
  23. (v) place a bet on
  24. (v) shift to a counterclockwise direction
  25. (v) establish as valid or genuine
  26. (v) strengthen by providing with a back or backing
  27. (adj) related to or located at the back
  28. (adj) located at or near the back of an animal


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  2. Whether it's the first day of college or kindergarten, there's a new look this fall for every back-to-school experience.
  3. Madonna returns to the dance floor for inspiration and comes back with an irresistible new album.


  1. Pauly back to old form as USSA Pride takes softball series opener

    Sarah Pauly was back to her old form. That spelled bad news for the Akron Racers on Thursday night at Whataburger Field.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times

  2. Pair Of Back Bay Parking Spaces Draw $560,000 At Auction

    It’s exclusive Back Bay real estate: two rare tandem parking spaces behind a building on Commonwealth Avenue. There’s lined asphalt and an alley view, and it sold at auction for $560,000.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CBS Boston

  3. Garcia back in damage limitation mode, this time at Merion

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes ARDMORE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Sergio Garcia had to dig himself out of a hole after offending Tiger Woods last month, then had to claw his way back from an horrendous start to the opening round of the U.S. Open on Thursday. The Spaniard twice went out-of-bounds on his first eight holes at Merion Golf Club, plummeting to seven over par, before covering his final 10 in a ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. But he added: "We continue to fight headwinds from volatile global markets. So we still have a great deal of work to do to repair the economy and get the American people back to work."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Financial Times

  2. "It's a double celebration," said Cranston. "It's my 21st anniversary today. However, when I turned to my wife and said, 'Is being nominated enough of an anniversary present for you?' And she said, 'No.' I went, 'OK. I'll be right back.' We...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bryan Cranston Source: Washington Post

  3. "Indeed, it may get more intense in the next few months," he said. "As we take away the enemy's safe havens and reduce the enemy's freedom of action, the insurgents will fight back."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: USA Today

Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
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