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Back 1

Definition: A large shallow vat; a cistern, tub, or trough, used by brewers, distillers, dyers, picklers, gluemakers, and others, for mixing or cooling wort, holding water, hot glue, etc.

Back 2

Definition: A ferryboat. See Bac,

Back 3

Definition: In human beings, the hinder part of the body, extending from the neck to the end of the spine; in other animals, that part of the body which corresponds most nearly to such part of a human being; as, the back of a horse, fish, or lobster.

Back 4

Definition: An extended upper part, as of a mountain or ridge.

Back 5

Definition: The outward or upper part of a thing, as opposed to the inner or lower part; as, the back of the hand, the back of the foot, the back of a hand rail.

Back 6

Definition: The part opposed to the front; the hinder or rear part of a thing; as, the back of a book; the back of an army; the back of a chimney.

Back 7

Definition: The part opposite to, or most remote from, that which fronts the speaker or actor; or the part out of sight, or not generally seen; as, the back of an island, of a hill, or of a village.

Back 8

Definition: The part of a cutting tool on the opposite side from its edge; as, the back of a knife, or of a saw.

Back 9

Definition: A support or resource in reserve.

Back 10

Definition: The keel and keelson of a ship.

Back 11

Definition: The upper part of a lode, or the roof of a horizontal underground passage.

Back 12

Definition: A garment for the back; hence, clothing.

Back 13

Definition: Being at the back or in the rear; distant; remote; as, the back door; back settlements.

Back 14

Definition: Being in arrear; overdue; as, back rent.

Back 15

Definition: Moving or operating backward; as, back action.

Back 16

Definition: To get upon the back of; to mount.

Back 17

Definition: To place or seat upon the back.

Back 18

Definition: To drive or force backward; to cause to retreat or recede; as, to back oxen.

Back 19

Definition: To make a back for; to furnish with a back; as, to back books.

Back 20

Definition: To adjoin behind; to be at the back of.

Back 21

Definition: To write upon the back of; as, to back a letter; to indorse; as, to back a note or legal document.

Back 22

Definition: To support; to maintain; to second or strengthen by aid or influence; as, to back a friend.

Back 23

Definition: To bet on the success of; as, to back a race horse.

Back 24

Definition: To move or go backward; as, the horse refuses to back.

Back 25

Definition: To change from one quarter to another by a course opposite to that of the sun; used of the wind.

Back 26

Definition: To stand still behind another dog which has pointed; said of a dog.

Back 27

Definition: In, to, or toward, the rear; as, to stand back; to step back.

Back 28

Definition: To a former state, condition, or station; as, to go back to private life; to go back to barbarism.

Back 29

Definition: (Of time) In times past; ago.

Back 30

Definition: Away from contact; by reverse movement.

Back 31

Definition: In a state of restraint or hindrance.

Back 32

Definition: In return, repayment, or requital.

Back 33

Definition: In withdrawal from a statement, promise, or undertaking; as, he took back0 the offensive words.

back 34

Definition: the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage

back 35

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

back 36

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

back 37

Definition: the front and back covering of a book; "the book had a leather binding"

back 38

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

back 39

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

back 40

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

back 41

Definition: 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"

back 42

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

back 43

Definition: strengthen by providing with a back or backing

back 44

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

back 45

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

back 46

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

back 47

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

back 48

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

back 49

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

back 50

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

back 51

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

back 52

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

back 53

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

back 54

Definition: 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"

back 55

Definition: 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"

back 56

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

back 57

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

back 58

Definition: in answer; "he wrote back three days later"; "had little to say in reply to the questions"


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