Antonyms for backbæk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. back, dorsum(noun)

    the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine

    "his back was nicely tanned"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, look, advance, face, bring forward, veer, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    cover, dorsum, rear, spine, backbone, spinal column, back, vertebral column, binding, backrest, rachis, book binding

  2. rear, back(noun)

    the side that goes last or is not normally seen

    "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, face, bring forward, veer, look, advance, ahead, forward

    Synonyms:
    fanny, binding, tail, seat, backrest, butt, dorsum, rear end, can, nates, vertebral column, back, fundament, posterior, buttocks, behind, stern, bottom, backside, bum, rachis, spinal column, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, spine, hind end, book binding, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, back end, cover, rear, tush, backbone

  3. back, rear(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"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, veer, look, advance, face, bring forward, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    fanny, binding, tail, seat, backrest, butt, rachis, can, fundament, nates, vertebral column, back, rear end, posterior, buttocks, spine, stern, bottom, backside, bum, spinal column, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, dorsum, hind end, book binding, rump, keister, ass, prat, arse, back end, cover, rear, tush, backbone, behind

  4. back(noun)

    (football) a person who plays in the backfield

    Antonyms:
    front, current, anterior, bring forward, advance, face, veer, look, ahead, forward

    Synonyms:
    cover, dorsum, rear, spine, backbone, spinal column, vertebral column, binding, backrest, rachis, book binding

  5. spinal column, vertebral column, spine, backbone, back, rachis(noun)

    the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord

    "the fall broke his back"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, bring forward, look, face, veer, advance, ahead, forward

    Synonyms:
    dorsum, cover, sticker, spikelet, mainstay, backrest, lynchpin, binding, grit, prickle, book binding, pricker, spine, sand, thorn, spinal column, keystone, spur, linchpin, back, backbone, rear, acantha, gumption, anchor, rachis, moxie, guts, vertebral column

  6. binding, book binding, cover, back(noun)

    the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

    "the book had a leather binding"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, face, look, bring forward, advance, veer, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    dressing, blanket, screen, covering, cover version, spinal column, back, rear, binding, rachis, covert, covering fire, spine, natural covering, cover song, screening, bandaging, concealment, top, masking, cover charge, backbone, backrest, cover, dorsum, ski binding, book binding, vertebral column

  7. back(noun)

    the part of a garment that covers the back of your body

    "they pinned a `kick me' sign on his back"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, veer, bring forward, advance, look, face, ahead, forward

    Synonyms:
    cover, dorsum, rear, spine, backbone, spinal column, vertebral column, binding, backrest, rachis, book binding

  8. back, backrest(noun)

    a support that you can lean against while sitting

    "the back of the dental chair was adjustable"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, face, bring forward, advance, veer, look, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    cover, dorsum, rear, spine, backbone, spinal column, back, vertebral column, binding, backrest, rachis, book binding

  9. back(adj)

    (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, bring forward, veer, advance, look, face, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    cover, dorsum, rear, spine, backbone, spinal column, vertebral column, binding, backrest, rachis, book binding

  10. back(a)(adj)

    related to or located at the back

    "the back yard"; "the back entrance"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, bring forward, look, face, veer, advance, forward, ahead

  11. back(a), hind(a), hinder(a)(adj)

    located at or near the back of an animal

    "back (or hind) legs"; "the hinder part of a carcass"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, bring forward, face, veer, advance, look, ahead, forward

  12. back(a)(verb)

    of an earlier date

    "back issues of the magazine"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, look, advance, face, veer, bring forward, forward, ahead

  13. back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support(verb)

    be behind; approve of

    "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, bring forward, face, advance, veer, look, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    stake, digest, abide, tolerate, bear, support, plunk for, hold up, endure, back, stick out, second, fend for, patronise, back up, keep going, certify, corroborate, endorse, stomach, defend, confirm, bear out, stand, affirm, game, brook, indorse, subscribe, suffer, bet on, sustain, patronize, underpin, gage, substantiate, hold, plump for, patronage, put up, punt

  14. back(verb)

    travel backward

    "back into the driveway"; "The car backed up and hit the tree"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, look, bring forward, face, veer, advance, ahead, forward

    Synonyms:
    indorse, support, gage, bet on, second, back up, plunk for, plump for, stake, game, punt, endorse

  15. second, back, endorse, indorse(verb)

    give support or one's approval to

    "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, bring forward, face, veer, look, advance, ahead, forward

    Synonyms:
    indorse, support, gage, plunk for, second, back up, back, plump for, certify, stake, bet on, game, punt, endorse

  16. back(verb)

    cause to travel backward

    "back the car into the parking spot"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, bring forward, face, advance, look, veer, ahead, forward

    Synonyms:
    indorse, support, gage, bet on, second, back up, plunk for, plump for, stake, game, punt, endorse

  17. back(verb)

    support financial backing for

    "back this enterprise"

    Antonyms:
    front, current, anterior, bring forward, look, veer, advance, face, ahead, forward

    Synonyms:
    indorse, support, gage, bet on, second, back up, plunk for, plump for, stake, game, punt, endorse

  18. back(verb)

    be in back of

    "My garage backs their yard"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, bring forward, look, face, advance, veer, ahead, forward

    Synonyms:
    indorse, support, gage, bet on, second, back up, plunk for, plump for, stake, game, punt, endorse

  19. bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt(verb)

    place a bet on

    "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, veer, advance, bring forward, face, look, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    second, bet on, gage, back, adventure, plump for, impale, support, pole, plunk for, game, post, hazard, venture, indorse, stake, jeopardize, punt, endorse, back up

  20. back(verb)

    shift to a counterclockwise direction

    "the wind backed"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, advance, bring forward, face, look, veer, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    indorse, support, gage, bet on, second, back up, plunk for, plump for, stake, game, punt, endorse

  21. back, back up(verb)

    establish as valid or genuine

    "Can you back up your claims?"

    Antonyms:
    front, current, anterior, face, look, advance, bring forward, veer, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    second, bet on, gage, foul, clog up, plump for, support, congest, back off, plunk for, game, choke off, back, indorse, stake, choke, clog, punt, endorse, back up, back down

  22. back(adverb)

    strengthen by providing with a back or backing

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, face, veer, bring forward, advance, look, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    indorse, support, gage, bet on, second, back up, plunk for, plump for, stake, game, punt, endorse

  23. back(adverb)

    in or to or toward a former location

    "she went back to her parents' house"

    Antonyms:
    front, current, anterior, advance, bring forward, look, face, veer, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    backwards, rearwards, backward, rearward

  24. back, backward, backwards, rearward, rearwards(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"

    Antonyms:
    front, current, anterior, veer, face, advance, bring forward, look, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    backwards, rearwards, back, backward, rearward

  25. back(adverb)

    in or to or toward an original condition

    "he went back to sleep"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, veer, look, bring forward, face, advance, ahead, forward

    Synonyms:
    backwards, rearwards, backward, rearward

  26. back, backward(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"

    Antonyms:
    front, anterior, current, bring forward, veer, face, look, advance, ahead, forward

    Synonyms:
    backwards, rearwards, back, backward, rearward

  27. back(adverb)

    in reply

    "he wrote back three days later"

    Antonyms:
    front, current, anterior, bring forward, veer, face, advance, look, ahead, forward

    Synonyms:
    backwards, rearwards, backward, rearward

  28. back(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"

    Antonyms:
    front, current, anterior, advance, look, bring forward, veer, face, forward, ahead

    Synonyms:
    backwards, rearwards, backward, rearward

Wiktionary

  1. back(noun)

    Near the rear.

    Antonyms:
    front

    Synonyms:
    rear, backside

  2. back(verb)

    Antonyms:
    front

    Synonyms:
    reverse

  3. back(noun)

    Antonyms:
    veer

  4. back(noun)

    Not current.

    Antonyms:
    current

    Synonyms:
    previous, former

  5. back(noun)

    Far from the main area.

    Antonyms:
    main

    Synonyms:
    remote

  6. back(verb)

    to lay out a second, smaller anchor to provide additional holding power

    Antonyms:
    front

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