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  • back
    adj. 1. opposite the front; away from one.
    Ex. He was sitting in the back seat of the car.
    (SYN) rear, hinder.
    2. belonging to the past.
    Ex. Have you read the back issues of this magazine?
    3. due but not yet paid; overdue

  • back
    back (1), noun, verb, adjective.

  • back
    back (2), adverb.
    1. to or toward the rear; backward; behind.
    Ex. Please go back three steps.
    (SYN) rearward.
    2. in or toward the past.
    Ex. That happened some years back.
    (SYN) ago.
    3. in return.
    Ex. The

  • back
    back (3), noun.
    a tub, trough, or vat, especially one used by brewers, dyers, or picklers.

  • back
    expr. back (or in back) of, (U.S. Informal.)
    a. in the rear of; behind.
    Ex. The barn is in back of the house.
    b. (Figurative.) supporting; helping.
    Ex. Once Jerry was back of you, there was nothing halfway about it (New Yorker).

  • back
    expr. back and fill,
    a. to trim sails to keep a boat in a channel and floating with the current. The wind alternately fills the sails and spills out of them by a steering maneuver used in combination with handling the sails.
    Ex. By backing a

  • back
    expr. back and forth, first one way and then the other.
    Ex. Dogs ran back and forth across the field.

  • back
    expr. back down, to give up an attempt or claim; withdraw.
    Ex. He said he could swim, but he backed down when he got to the lake. The Tamils retorted by a threat of civil war and the Government backed down (Observer).

  • back
    expr. back in (or into), to gain (something) chiefly by accident, as through the carelessness of others.
    Ex. When all the other heirs died he backed into a fortune.

  • back
    expr. back off,
    a. to move back a distance.
    Ex. Hackworth requests that you back off 1,000 meters to the north (Harper's).
    b. (Figurative.) to withdraw; back down.
    Ex. The auto industry executives are not willing to back off the

  • back
    expr. back out (or out of), (Informal.)
    a. to break a promise.
    Ex. My uncle promised to take me fishing, but he backed out when Mother said she would go too.
    b. to withdraw from an undertaking.
    Ex. The village backed out of buil

  • back
    expr. back up,
    a. to move backward.
    Ex. He backed up against the wall.
    b. to cause to move backward.
    Ex. to back a car up in reverse gear.
    c. (Figurative.) to help or support.
    Ex. The enthusiasts for reform were bac

  • back
    expr. behind one's back, without one's knowing it; secretly.
    Ex. The cashier of the store stole money behind the owner's back.

  • back
    expr. break the back of, to ruin; destroy.
    Ex. A prolonged strike, the President said, ""could well break the back of the present expansion"" (New York Times).

  • back
    expr. get off one's back, to leave one alone; stop annoying or harassing one.
    Ex. The only way to get the military off his back will be ... to make the army less important (Manchester Guardian Weekly).

  • back
    expr. get one's back up,
    a. to make or become angry.
    Ex. His nagging got my back up. ""I'm your brother."" ""Are you?"" I said, beginning to get my back up (H. Rider Haggard).
    b. to be stubborn; resist.
    Ex. The mule got his back

  • back
    expr. go back on. See under go (1).

  • back
    expr. on (or upon) one's back,
    a. sick.
    Ex. ... very feeble, having been for several weeks upon my back (George Catlin).
    b. helpless; prone; prostrate.
    Ex. They never look up to heaven, till God lays them on their back (William

  • back
    expr. put one's back up,
    a. to make one angry.
    Ex. He goes his own way ... if you put his back up (Sunday Magazine).
    b. to be stubborn.
    Ex. The baby put her back up and would not eat the cereal in spite of mother's coaxing.

  • back
    expr. stab in the back, to try to injure in a sly, treacherous manner; slander or betray.
    Ex. This is the stuff of a good Washington controversy, to be enjoyed in this case even by those stabbed in the back (London Times).

  • back
    expr. the back of beyond, (Informal.) ever so far off; some very out-of-the-way place.
    Ex. If anybody's stomach is going to rebel, it is better to get the rebellion over before launching into the back of beyond (Peter Fleming).

  • back
    expr. the back of one's hand, a rebuke or rebuff.
    Ex. The backs of our hands are only to those intent upon grinding us down (Patrick Ryan).

  • back
    expr. turn one's back on, to abandon; forsake.
    Ex. I have never turned my back on my leader yet (George Macdonald).

  • back
    expr. with (or having) one's back to the wall, unable to escape without fighting; hard-pressed.
    Ex. After having their back to the wall for half the game, the players on the home team finally rallied and made a good score.

  • back
    noun 1a. the part of a person's body opposite to his face or to the front part of his body. It extends from the neck to the end of the backbone.
    Ex. His sunburned back hurt so much he couldn't turn his head.
    b. the upper part of any animal's

  • back
    v.i. 1. to move away from the front.
    Ex. She backed away from the dog.
    2. to change direction counterclockwise.
    Ex. The wind backed from west to southwest.
    3. to accumulate and rise.
    Ex. The water backed onto the floor fro

  • back
    v.t. 1. to support or help.
    Ex. Many of his friends backed his plan.
    (SYN) aid, uphold, second.
    2. to cause to move away from the front.
    Ex. He backed his car out of the driveway.
    3. to endorse or underwrite.
    Ex. to

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