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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

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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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It appeared to many that he had backed the wrong horse when he bought Coral last December.
Daringly, it seemed at the time, I had O'Meara down to win the final by 4&3 and after the first three holes of the day, I had the feelin g that I'd backed the wrong horse.
In August the punters at Hamilton Park race- course were up in arms when they found they had backed the wrong horse.
But technology fans who splashed out hundreds of pounds on HD DVD players when they were launched here in 2006 have backed the wrong horse.
But those who splashed out hundreds of pounds on HD DVD players when they were launched in 2006 have backed the wrong horse.
But Hobbs may have backed the wrong horse in lumping his future on Scunthorpe after this wretched display.
Backed the wrong horse going with Katie rather than backing the Mighty Tre.
Losing because you have backed the wrong horse is part of the game.
FINANCE Minister Charlie McCreevy backed the wrong horse yesterday and lost o1,000 for charity.
But Mr Ahern told the Irish Mirror he backed the wrong horse.
Now some executives fear they have backed the wrong horse - and that Gary Barlow was the real star of Take That.
Punters who backed the wrong horse with Coral, Hills and Ladbrokes will get their money back.