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backs

noun
plural of back

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a behind part or surface
  • the back of the page was blank

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2 a vulnerable point
  • a candidate needing a loyal aide who can be relied upon to always watch his back

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backs

verb
present tense third-person singular of back

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1 to promote the interests or cause of
  • she enthusiastically backed the plan to renovate and upgrade the school's facilities

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3 to provide evidence or information for (as a claim or idea)
  • the author needs to back her thesis with more facts

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“Backs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/backs. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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