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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Synonyms Antonyms Hypernym Topic Verb Group
back 91 In or to or toward a former location “she went back to her parents’ house” Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
back 53 The posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine his back was nicely tanned Noun No Data No Data body part No Data No Data
back 36 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 Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
back 24 In or to or toward an original condition he went back to sleep Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
back 15 In or to or toward a past time set the clocks back an hour, never look back, lovers of the past looking fondly backward Adverb No Data ahead No Data No Data No Data
back 15 Related to or located at the back the back yard, the back entrance Adjective backmost, rear front No Data No Data No Data
back 14 In reply he wrote back three days later Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
support 14 Be behind; approve of He plumped for the Labor Party, I backed Kennedy in 1960 Verb No Data No Data approve No Data Second
back 12 The side that goes last or is not normally seen he wrote the date on the back of the photograph Noun No Data No Data side No Data No Data
endorse 7 Be behind; approve of He plumped for the Labor Party, I backed Kennedy in 1960 Verb No Data No Data approve No Data Second
back 7 Be behind; approve of He plumped for the Labor Party, I backed Kennedy in 1960 Verb No Data No Data approve No Data Second
back 6 Travel backward back into the driveway, The car backed up and hit the tree Verb No Data No Data travel No Data Back
backward 4 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 Adverb No Data forward No Data No Data No Data
rearward 4 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 Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
bet on 4 Place a bet on Which horse are you backing?, “I’m betting on the new horse” Verb No Data No Data bet No Data No Data
rear 4 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 Noun No Data No Data position No Data No Data
back 4 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 Noun No Data front position No Data No Data
back 4 Cause to travel backward back the car into the parking spot Verb No Data advance No Data No Data Back
back 4 Give support or one’s approval to “I’ll second that motion”, “I can’t back this plan”, endorse a new project Verb No Data No Data support No Data Back
spine 3 The series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord the fall broke his back Noun No Data No Data skeletal structure No Data No Data
cover 2 The protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book the book had a leather binding Noun No Data No Data protective covering No Data No Data
stake 2 Place a bet on Which horse are you backing?, “I’m betting on the new horse” Verb No Data No Data bet No Data No Data
back 2 Support financial backing for back this enterprise Verb No Data No Data finance No Data No Data
backwards 1 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 Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
back up 1 Establish as valid or genuine Can you back up your claims? Verb No Data No Data confirm No Data No Data
back 1 Located at or near the back of an animal back (or hind) legs, the hinder part of a carcass Adjective posterior No Data No Data No Data No Data
endorse 1 Give support or one’s approval to “I’ll second that motion”, “I can’t back this plan”, endorse a new project Verb No Data No Data support No Data Back
back 1 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 Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
vertebral column 1 The series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord the fall broke his back Noun No Data No Data skeletal structure No Data No Data
plump for 1 Be behind; approve of He plumped for the Labor Party, I backed Kennedy in 1960 Verb No Data No Data approve No Data Second
indorse 1 Be behind; approve of He plumped for the Labor Party, I backed Kennedy in 1960 Verb No Data No Data approve No Data Second
hinder 0 Located at or near the back of an animal back (or hind) legs, the hinder part of a carcass Adjective posterior No Data No Data No Data No Data
back 0 Of an earlier date back issues of the magazine Adjective noncurrent No Data No Data No Data No Data
binding 0 The protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book the book had a leather binding Noun No Data No Data protective covering No Data No Data
rachis 0 The series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord the fall broke his back Noun No Data No Data skeletal structure No Data No Data
back 0 The series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord the fall broke his back Noun No Data No Data skeletal structure No Data No Data
rearwards 0 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 Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
backbone 0 The series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord the fall broke his back Noun No Data No Data skeletal structure No Data No Data
book binding 0 The protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book the book had a leather binding Noun No Data No Data protective covering No Data No Data
spinal column 0 The series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord the fall broke his back Noun No Data No Data skeletal structure No Data No Data
back 0 (football) a person who plays in the backfield No Data Noun No Data No Data football player football No Data
backward 0 In or to or toward a past time set the clocks back an hour, never look back, lovers of the past looking fondly backward Adverb No Data forward No Data No Data No Data
rear 0 The side that goes last or is not normally seen he wrote the date on the back of the photograph Noun No Data front side No Data No Data
hind 0 Located at or near the back of an animal back (or hind) legs, the hinder part of a carcass Adjective posterior No Data No Data No Data No Data
plunk for 0 Be behind; approve of He plumped for the Labor Party, I backed Kennedy in 1960 Verb No Data No Data approve No Data Second
back 0 The protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book the book had a leather binding Noun No Data No Data protective covering No Data No Data
second 0 Give support or one’s approval to “I’ll second that motion”, “I can’t back this plan”, endorse a new project Verb No Data No Data support No Data Back
back 0 The part of a garment that covers the back of your body “they pinned a `kick me’ sign on his back” Noun No Data No Data cloth covering No Data No Data
back 0 Establish as valid or genuine Can you back up your claims? Verb No Data No Data confirm No Data No Data
back 0 Shift to a counterclockwise direction the wind backed Verb No Data veer switch No Data No Data
punt 0 Place a bet on Which horse are you backing?, “I’m betting on the new horse” Verb No Data No Data bet No Data No Data
game 0 Place a bet on Which horse are you backing?, “I’m betting on the new horse” Verb No Data No Data bet No Data No Data
back 0 A support that you can lean against while sitting the back of the dental chair was adjustable Noun No Data No Data support No Data No Data
gage 0 Place a bet on Which horse are you backing?, “I’m betting on the new horse” Verb No Data No Data bet No Data No Data
back 0 Place a bet on Which horse are you backing?, “I’m betting on the new horse” Verb No Data No Data bet No Data No Data
backrest 0 A support that you can lean against while sitting the back of the dental chair was adjustable Noun No Data No Data support No Data No Data
back 0 Be in back of My garage backs their yard Verb No Data front lie No Data No Data
back 0 (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage No Data Noun No Data No Data position american football No Data
indorse 0 Give support or one’s approval to “I’ll second that motion”, “I can’t back this plan”, endorse a new project Verb No Data No Data support No Data Back
dorsum 0 The posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine his back was nicely tanned Noun No Data No Data body part No Data No Data
back 0 Strengthen by providing with a back or backing No Data Verb No Data No Data strengthen No Data No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Back" have?

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The word "Back" has 61 meanings. The most frequent meaning is back.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Back"?

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The word "Back" has 347 hyponyms which are: abdomen, adnexa, ambulacrum, ampulla, apparatus, area, back, buttock, buttocks, cannon, dilator, dock, dorsum, energid, external body part, feature, flank, fornix, gaskin, groove, haunch, hindquarters, hip, horseback, joint, lobe, loin, loins, mentum, organ, partition, process, rectum, rudiment, saddle, shank, shin, shoulder, small, structure, stump, system, thorax, tissue, toe, torso, underpart, venter, withers, confirm, sanction, visa, beam, broadside, edge, front, larboard, nearside, obverse, rear, reverse, sidewall, soffit, starboard, upper surface, accompany, advance, angle, ascend, automobile, bang, beetle, betake oneself, billow, bounce, breeze, caravan, career, carry, circle, circuit, circulate, come, crawl, cruise, derail, descend, do, drag, draw, drive, ease, fall, ferry, float, flock, fly, follow, forge, get around, ghost, glide, go around, hiss, hurtle, island hop, lance, lurch, outflank, pace, pan, pass, pass over, play, plow, prance, precede, precess, proceed, propagate, pursue, push, raft, repair, retreat, retrograde, return, ride, rise, roll, round, run, rush, scramble, seek, shuttle, sift, ski, slice into, slither, snowshoe, speed, steamer, step, stray, swap, swash, swim, swing, taxi, trail, tram, transfer, travel, travel by, travel purposefully, travel rapidly, trundle, turn, walk, weave, wend, wheel, whine, whish, whisk, whistle, withdraw, zigzag, zoom, bet on, raise, see, anomaly, half-mast, juxtaposition, landmark, lead, left, lie, pitch, pole position, polls, post, pride of place, right, setting, site, stand, station, vantage, wing, help, patronize, promote, second, sponsor, undergird, appendicular skeleton, arch, axial skeleton, column, girdle, heel, metacarpus, metatarsus, rib cage, spinal column, tarsus, armor, bell jar, binder, binding, blind, bracer, cap, cloche, coaster, cold frame, crystal, dust cover, faceplate, facing, fallboard, finger plate, heat shield, hood, housing, lining, mask, mulch, roof, screen, shade, sheath, sheathing, shelter, shield, splashboard, splasher, testudo, thumbstall, toecap, washboard, fund, refinance, seed, document, prove, validate, verify, vouch, ball carrier, blocker, cornerback, football hero, kicker, linebacker, lineman, receiver, tackler, antimacassar, bedclothes, blindfold, bosom, burial garment, cosy, dressing, elbow, eyepatch, havelock, knee, lap, leg, seat, skirt, sleeve, slipcover, veer, andiron, arch support, backboard, baluster, bar, base, bearing, bearing wall, bedpost, bookend, brace, bracket, bridge, foot, foothold, handrest, hanger, harness, harp, headstock, perch, pier, pillow block, rack, rest, rib, rocker, shelf, spoke, stirrup, stock, structural member, tailstock, tee, undercarriage, yoke, dominate, head, intervene, line, localize, look out on, mediate, nestle, orient, slant, top, underlie, catcher, center, center field, cleanup, first base, forward, goalkeeper, guard, left field, mid-off, mid-on, pitcher, right field, second base, shortstop, third base, consolidate, proof, sandbag, toughen.

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Is the word "Back" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Back" has a maximum frequency of 91.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Back"?

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The word "Back" has 4 synonyms which are: backmost, rear, posterior, noncurrent.

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