All Adverb Noun Adjective
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  • Whether or not she ever comes back is never made clear.
  • I know that he would take her back to-morrow if he could. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • This project introduced the terms front end, middle end, and back end.
  • She had said that she would come back to-morrow if she could. Cited from Fairies and Folk of Ireland, by William Henry Frost
  • Half way back to town they saw a man in the distance riding toward them. Cited from Don Strong, Patrol Leader, by William Heyliger
  • I can have you brought back to-morrow in time to meet your friends. Cited from Maezli, by Johanna Spyri
  • When elements are moved out of their natural place, they naturally move back towards it.
  • Half-way back he thought he heard a noise behind him. Cited from The Companions of Jehu, by Alexandre Dumas
  • He rose and opened the grand piano that stood in the back drawing-room. Cited from The Divine Fire, by May Sinclair
  • Go out and get some air and come back to-morrow morning. Cited from Amanda, by Anna Balmer Myers
  • You must come back to-morrow and I will give you the money. Cited from A Tale of a Lonely Parish, by F. Marion Crawford
  • I shall run up to town this evening, but be back to-morrow. Cited from Our Friend the Charlatan, George Gissing
  • He asked her to come back later some time.
  • Fighting from the back of a horse was much more difficult than mere riding.
  • We have run down here for a day, but are back to-morrow. Cited from Thomas Henry Huxley Vol. 2, by Leonard Huxley
  • There's a musical-box in the back drawing-room that will make the music. Cited from Countess Kate, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • For me, back then, school was a crime against young people.
  • He would come back to-morrow and finish if he felt better. Cited from My Home In The Field of Honor, by Frances Wilson Huard
  • I'll be back to-morrow evening and have another talk with him. Cited from The Brand of Silence, by Harrington Strong
  • One evening I went into the back drawing-room in which the priest had died. Cited from Dubliners, by James Joyce
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Meaning of back

  • noun The posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    his back was nicely tanned
  • noun 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 (football) a person who plays in the backfield
  • noun The part of a garment that covers the back of your body
    they pinned a `kick me' sign on his back
  • noun A support that you can lean against while sitting
    the back of the dental chair was adjustable
  • noun (american football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
  • verb Be behind; approve of
    He plumped for the Labor Party, I backed Kennedy in 1960
  • verb Travel backward
    back into the driveway, The car backed up and hit the tree
  • verb Cause to travel backward
    back the car into the parking spot
  • verb Support financial backing for
    back this enterprise
  • verb Be in back of
    My garage backs their yard
  • verb Shift to a counterclockwise direction
    the wind backed
  • verb Establish as valid or genuine
    Can you back up your claims?
  • verb Strengthen by providing with a back or backing
  • adjective Related to or located at the back
    the back yard, the back entrance
  • adverb In or to or toward a former location
    she went back to her parents' house
  • adverb 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 In or to or toward an original condition
    he went back to sleep
  • adverb 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 In reply
    he wrote back three days later
  • adverb 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