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Another word for back

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Noun
  1. The part or area farthest from the front

    See also:

    precede

Verb
  1. To move in a reverse direction

  2. To supply capital to or for

      1. A roll of paper money.
      2. One's ready cash.
      3. To underwrite the expense of (a business venture, for example).
      1. To assist or support with a subsidy.
      2. To secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy.
      1. A piece of wood or metal pointed at one end for driving into the ground as a marker, fence pole, or tent peg.
      2. A vertical post to which an offender is bound for execution by burning.
      3. Execution by burning. Used with the:
      1. Supplies or funds advanced to a mining prospector or a person starting a business in return for a promised share of the profits.
      2. To supply with funds in return for a promised share of profits.
      1. A source of supply; a stock:
      2. A sum of money or other resources set aside for a specific purpose:
      3. Available money; ready cash:
      1. The management of money, banking, investments, and credit.
      2. Monetary resources:
      3. The supplying of funds or capital.
      1. To use as or convert into capital.
      2. To supply with capital or investment funds:
      3. To authorize the issue of a certain amount of capital stock of:
  3. To aid the cause of by approving or favoring

  4. To present evidence in support of.

    See also:

    support

  5. To assure the certainty or validity of.

Adjective
  1. Located in the rear

    See also:

    precede

  2. Far from centers of human population

Adverb
  1. Toward the back

    See also:

    precede

  2. In or toward a former location or condition

    See also:

    approach

Idioms:

    out

  1. To abandon a former position or commitment

Another word for back

Modifier
Noun
  1. The rear part or side

      1. The reverse side, as of a phonograph record.
      2. The opposite side:
      1. Turned backward in position, direction, or order:
      2. Moving, acting, or organized in a manner contrary to the usual:
      3. Causing backward movement:
      1. Either extremity of something that has length:
      2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
      3. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
      1. Of or relating to the final phase of a project or process:
      2. Of or relating to the part of a software system or online service that the user does not interact with and that is usually accessible only to programmers or administrators:
      3. Of or relating to the internal operations of an organization that are not accessible or visible to the general public:
      1. The posterior part of an animal, especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body.
      2. The lowest part of a garment such as a shirt or coat.
      3. The rear end of an automobile or other vehicle.
      1. A piece forming an end; an appendage.
      2. An engraving or design placed as an ornament at the end of a chapter or at the bottom of a page.
      3. A beam tailed into a wall.
      1. At, in, toward, or close to the stern of a vessel or the rear of an aircraft or spacecraft.
      1. An enclosed superstructure at the stern of a ship.
      2. A poop deck.
      3. To break over the stern of (a ship). Used of a wave.
      1. Hard, harsh, or severe in manner or character:
      2. Showing or expressing displeasure or disapproval; forbidding or harsh:
      3. Firm or unyielding; uncompromising:
      1. Located behind a part or toward the rear of a structure.
      2. Relating to the caudal end of the body in quadrupeds or the back of the body in humans and other primates.
      3. Next to or facing the main stem or axis.
      1. A hind part.
      2. The point or area farthest from the front:
      3. The part of a military deployment usually farthest from the fighting front.
  2. The rear of the torso

  3. One who plays behind the line, especially in football

Verb
  1. To move or cause to move backward

    See also:

    retreat

  2. To further

    See also:

    support

  3. To equip with a back

      1. A geometric figure formed by a point moving along a fixed direction and the reverse direction.
      2. A thin continuous mark, as that made by a pen, pencil, or brush applied to a surface.
      3. A similar mark cut or scratched into a surface.
      1. A slender, strong but often flexible stem, as of certain bamboos, reeds, or rattans.
      2. A plant having such a stem.
      3. Such stems or strips of such stems used for wickerwork or baskets.
      1. To make or become stiff or stiffer.