Definitions For Back


  • (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
  • A support that you can lean against while sitting
  • The part of a garment that covers the back of your body
  • The protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
  • The side that goes last or is not normally seen
  • The posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
  • The series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
  • The part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer
  • (football) a person who plays in the backfield
  • The rear part of the body : the part of the body that is opposite to the stomach and chest and that goes from the neck to the top of the legs
  • The part of an animal that is like a person's back
  • The side or surface of something that is opposite the front or face : the rear side or surface of something


  • Strengthen by providing with a back or backing
  • Establish as valid or genuine
  • Shift to a counterclockwise direction
  • Place a bet on
  • Travel backward
  • Cause to travel backward
  • Support financial backing for
  • Be behind; approve of
  • Give support or one's approval to
  • Be in back of
  • In, toward, or at the back or rear
  • To, toward, or in the place where someone or something was previously
  • In or into the past : backward in time ; also
  • To give help to (someone)
  • To bet on (someone or something)
  • To provide evidence that supports (something)


  • Located at or near the back of an animal
  • Of an earlier date


  • Related to or located at the back


  • In or to or toward a past time
  • At or to or toward the back or rear
  • In repayment or retaliation
  • In or to or toward a former location
  • In or to or toward an original condition
  • In reply

Is Back a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Back is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Back in a Sentence

  • She was carrying her little daughter on her back.
  • She has a pain in the small of her back.
  • I slapped him on his back to congratulate him.
  • The soldiers moved back from the front lines.
  • The police asked the crowd to move back from the scene of the accident.
  • He left his friends two miles back.
  • He keeps his wallet in his back pocket.
  • We came in through the back entrance.
  • We drove on the back roads instead of the main roads.
  • I'm backing him for President.
  • She backed the winner of the race and won a lot of money.
  • She backed her argument with written evidence.

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