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back
n. (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
back
n. the part of a garment that covers the back of your body; "they pinned a `kick me' sign on his back"
backrest, back
n. a support that you can lean against while sitting; "the back of the dental chair was adjustable"
back, rear
n. the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
dorsum, back
n. the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine; "his back was nicely tanned"
rear, back
n. 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
n. (football) a person who plays in the backfield
Back
n. [the posterior part of a body from the neck to the end of the spine]
previous button, previous, back
n. a button in a web browser or web page that takes you to the previous page or section when pressed
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bet on, punt, game, stake, gage, back
v. place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"
back
v. travel backward; "back into the driveway"; "The car backed up and hit the tree"
back
v. cause to travel backward; "back the car into the parking spot"
back
v. strengthen by providing with a back or backing
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
back
v. be in back of; "My garage backs their yard"
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backward, back
adv. 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
adv. in or to or toward a former location; "she went back to her parents' house"
back
adv. 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
adv. in reply; "he wrote back three days later"
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hinder, hind, back
adj. located at or near the back of an animal; "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass"
back
adj. related to or located at the back; "the back yard"; "the back entrance"
back
adj. of an earlier date; "back issues of the magazine"
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heel
n. the back part of the human foot
end
n. one of two places from which people are communicating to each other; "the phone rang at the other end"; "both ends wrote at the same time"
empathise, sympathise, understand, empathize, sympathize
v. be understanding of; "You don't need to explain--I understand!"
authenticate
v. establish the authenticity of something
affirm, support, substantiate, sustain, corroborate, confirm
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
tolerate
v. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
countenance, let, allow, permit
v. consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
authorise, clear, pass, authorize
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
underwrite, insure, cover
v. protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this"
fend for, support, defend
v. argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
maintain, uphold
v. support against an opponent; "The appellate court upheld the verdict"
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
gamble
v. play games for money
maintain, keep, sustain
v. supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep"
hold up, sustain, support, hold
v. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
licence, certify, license
v. authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state"
favour, favor, privilege
v. bestow a privilege upon
ratify, sign
v. approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"
pass, legislate
v. make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation; "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people spend their free time"
recognise, recognize, accredit
v. grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
sanction
v. give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage"
legitimate
v. make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone); "They legitimized their natural child"
late
adj. being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast"
late
adj. being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast"
old
adj. of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"
past
adj. earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
previous, late, former
adj. (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"
by, past
adv. so as to pass a given point; "every hour a train goes past"
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wager, bet
v. maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be there!"
caudal
adj. situated in or directed toward the part of the body from which the tail arises; "caudal fins"; "the caudal end of the body"
retral
adj. at or near or toward the posterior
discontinued
adj. stopped permanently or temporarily; "discontinued models"; "a discontinued magazine"; "a discontinued conversation"
obsolete, disused
adj. no longer in use; "obsolete words"
out-of-date, superannuated, outdated
adj. old; no longer valid or fashionable; "obsolete words"; "an obsolete locomotive"; "outdated equipment"; "superannuated laws"; "out-of-date ideas"
obsolescent
adj. becoming obsolete
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stem, prow, fore, bow
n. front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
front
n. the side that is seen or that goes first
front
n. the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer; "he walked to the front of the stage"
go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress, advance
v. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
bring forward, advance
v. cause to move forward; "Can you move the car seat forward?"
bring forward, advance
v. cause to move forward; "Can you move the car seat forward?"
face, look, front
v. be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to; "The house looks north"; "My backyard look onto the pond"; "The building faces the park"
anterior
adj. of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
anterior
adj. of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
front
adj. relating to or located in the front; "the front lines"; "the front porch"
current
adj. occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position"
ahead
adv. to a different or a more advanced time (meaning advanced either toward the present or toward the future); "moved the appointment ahead from Tuesday to Monday"; "pushed the deadline ahead from Tuesday to Wednesday"
ahead
adv. to a different or a more advanced time (meaning advanced either toward the present or toward the future); "moved the appointment ahead from Tuesday to Monday"; "pushed the deadline ahead from Tuesday to Wednesday"
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Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
    15
  • Verbs
    16
  • Adverbs
    15
  • Adjectives
    5
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    65
  • Synonyms
    11
  • Antonyms
    25