Definition of BACK

noun : BACK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) (football) a person who plays in the backfield ;

  • 7. (

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

  • 8. (

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

  • 9. (

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

verb : BACK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

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

  • 4. (

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

  • 5. (

    ) support financial backing for; "back this enterprise" ;

  • 6. (

    ) be in back of; "My garage backs their yard" ;

  • 8. (

    ) shift to a counterclockwise direction; "the wind backed" ;

  • 9. (

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

  • 10. (

    ) strengthen by providing with a back or backing ;

Adjective : BACK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) related to or located at the back; "the back yard"; "the back entrance" ;

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

    ) of an earlier date; "back issues of the magazine" ;

Adverb : BACK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 3. (

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

  • 4. (

    ) in or to or toward a past time; "set the clocks back an hour"; "never look back"; "lovers of the past looking fondly backward" ;

  • 5. (