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Synonyms for back

backwards

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again

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at a distance

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ago

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rear

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end

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reverse

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rear

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rearmost

gamble on

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  • gamble on
  • bet (money) on
  • speculate on
  • punt on
  • put money on
  • take a risk on
  • put your shirt on
  • stake money on
  • chance money on
  • wager money on
  • pledge money on
  • venture money on

back off from something

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  • retreat from
  • withdraw from
  • depart from
  • shrink from
  • pull back from
  • draw back from

back out of something: withdraw from

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  • withdraw from
  • abandon
  • cancel
  • pull out of
  • retire from
  • resign from
  • drop out of
  • give up on
  • retreat from
  • go back on
  • renege on
  • flip-flop on
  • backtrack on
  • chicken out of
  • cop out of
  • detach yourself from
  • recant on
  • disengage yourself from

back out of something: withdraw from

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  • withdraw from
  • retire from
  • reverse from
  • retreat from
  • pull back from
  • back off from
  • back away from
  • recoil from
  • draw back from
  • turn tail from

Synonyms for back

the part or area farthest from the front

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to supply capital to or for

to aid the cause of by approving or favoring

to present evidence in support of

back down: to abandon a former position or commitment

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located in the rear

in or toward a former location or condition

Synonyms for back

the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine

the side that goes last or is not normally seen

the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer

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the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

the part of a garment that covers the back of your body

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a support that you can lean against while sitting

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

give support or one's approval to

cause to travel backward

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support financial backing for

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be in back of

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shift to a counterclockwise direction

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establish as valid or genuine

strengthen by providing with a back or backing

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related to or located at the back

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located at or near the back of an animal

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of an earlier date

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at or to or toward the back or rear

in or to or toward a past time

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References in classic literature ?
When they borrow a chaw they don't generly cut it off with a knife, but set the plug in between their teeth, and gnaw with their teeth and tug at the plug with their hands till they get it in two; then sometimes the one that owns the tobacco looks mournful at it when it's handed back, and says, sarcastic:
Promptly, in the next clinch, the blow was repeated; but after that Joe usually managed to give Ponta the heel of the glove on the mouth and so hold his head back.
He says it will be better for us to go back where we left our things and camp there.
and bring an answer back immediately," she said to the messenger.
He advanced to the middle of the room, with the candle still in his hand: he looked about him--but he never looked back.
She let Denis Eady lead out the horse, climb into the cutter and fling back the bearskin to make room for her at his side; then, with a swift motion of flight, she turned about and darted up the slope toward the front of the church.
Cowed and disheartened by the loss of their leader, the Normans had given back and were now streaming over the bulwarks on to their own galley, dropping a dozen at a time on to her deck, But the anchor still held them in its crooked claw, and Sir Oliver with fifty men was hard upon their heels.
And just before he arrived back at the stable he capped the day with a combined whirling and rearing that
And not only did Borckman sense it, but it served as a spur to drive him back into primitive beastliness, and to fight to master this puppy as a primitive man, under dissimilar provocation, might have fought with the members of the first litter stolen from a wolf-den among the rocks.
Having come to the ford, he girded up his robes about his loins, tucked his good broadsword beneath his arm, and stooped his back to take Robin upon it.
The team-dogs were swept back against the cliff at the first onset.
It is plain our little Margaret is not coming back, our little Margaret, dear haunted rooms, will never come back; no longer shall her little silken figure flit up and down your quiet staircases, her hands filled with flowers, and her heart humming with little songs.
Before I could divine his plan, he was back at the entrance and savagely jabbing the stick in at us.
Almost immediately the officer reappeared and started back in the direction of the throne room.
The sun--the bright sun, that brings back, not light alone, but new life, and hope, and freshness to man--burst upon the crowded city in clear and radiant glory.