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How to Pronounce back?

Correct pronunciation for the word "back" is [bˈak], [bˈak], [b_ˈa_k].

Definition of back

  1. The hinder part of the human body; the upper part of an animal; the part of anything, opposed to front; the part most remote from that which fronts the speaker or actor; the part of a cutting tool opposed to the edge; the upper part; the under part.
  2. That lies beyond, or distant; returning backward.
  3. To mount or get upon the back; to second or support; to sign or endorse, as a warrant or note of exchange; to put backward; to cause to retreat or recede; to furnish with a back; to bet in favour of.
  4. To move or go backward. Behind the back, when one Is not there, or not looking. To see the back of, to be rid of. To turn the back on, to turn coldly away from. To back the field, to bet against a particular horse that some one of all the other horses in the field will heat it. To back the oars, to pull the oars backwards so as to stay the motion of a boat. To back astern, to row the boat stern foremost To back up, to second or support.
  5. To the place from which one came; to a former state, condition, or station; behind, not advancing, or not coming or bringing forward; towards times or things past; again; in return; away.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Back?

  • The personal forms of the verb "back" in the present tense are as follows:

  • - I back

  • - You back

  • - He/she/it backs

  • - We back

  • - You back

  • - They back
  • What is the past tense of Back?

  • The personal forms of the verb "back" in the past tense are:

  • 1. I backed.

  • 2. You backed.

  • 3. He/she/it backed.

  • 4. We backed.

  • 5. You backed.

  • 6. They backed.
  • What is the adverb for back?

    The adverb form of "back" is "backwards" or "backward".

    What is the adjective for back?

    The adjective form of the word "back" is "backward".

    Usage over time for back:

    This graph shows how "back" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of back?

    The plural of the "back" can be the "backs".

    What is the singular form of back?

    The singular of the "back" can be the "back".

    Synonyms for Back:


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