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back home

Definition of back home

  1. :  in one's hometown :  in the place one is from <People back home would never believe how much he has changed.>



Word by Word Definitions

backplay
  1. :  the rear part of the human body especially from the neck to the end of the spine

    :  the body considered as the wearer of clothes

    :  capacity for labor, effort, or endurance

  1. :  to, toward, or at the rear

    :  in or into the past :  backward in time

    :  ago

  1. :  being at or in the back

    :  distant from a central or main area

    :  articulated at or toward the back of the oral passage

  1. :  to support by material or moral assistance

    :  substantiate

    :  to assume financial responsibility for

homeplay
  1. :  one's place of residence :  domicile

    :  house

    :  the social unit formed by a family living together

  1. :  to or at one's home

    :  to a final, closed, or ultimate position

    :  to or at an ultimate objective (as a goal or finish line)

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a home, place of origin, or base of operations

    :  prepared, done, or designed for use in a home

    :  operating or occurring in a home area

  1. :  to go or return home

    :  to return accurately to one's home or natal area from a distance

    :  to proceed to or toward a source of radiated energy used as a guide


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