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back is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
back

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Preposition
back

  1. Toward the rear.
    He went back behind the stands.
  2. To a place again.
    I didn't like it, so I sent it back.
    He went back to the same house.
    They came back again.

Noun[change]

Singular
back

Plural
backs

A human back
  1. (countable) The back is the rear part of something; it is the part in the other direction from the front.
    I went to the back of the house.
  2. (countable) The back is the rear part of the human body.
    He had a scar on his back.

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Plain form
back

Third-person singular
backs

Past tense
backed

Past participle
backed

Present participle
backing

  1. (transitive) If you back something, you support it.
    The Republicans backed the bill.
  2. (transitive) If you back up, you move backward.
    He put the car in gear and backed right into the garage door.

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Parts of the body (edit)
head ears - eyes - nose - mouth - chin
torso neck - throat - shoulders - chest - ribs - abdomen - pelvis - back
internal organs heart - lungs - liver - stomach - kidneys - intestines - bladder - ovaries - uterus
extremities arms - hands - fingers - legs - feet - toes
sex organs penis - vagina - testicle - ovary