Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 12 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 12 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 14 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is back a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, back is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 12 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 12 points.

  • Is back a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, back is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 14 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage ;
2.
meaning: a support that you can lean against while sitting;
examples: the back of the dental chair was adjustable
synonyms: {backrest}
3.
meaning: the part of a garment that covers the back of your body;
examples: they pinned a `kick me' sign on his back
4.
meaning: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book;
examples: the book had a leather binding
synonyms: {binding}; {book_binding}; {cover}
5.
meaning: the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord;
examples: the fall broke his back
synonyms: {spinal_column}; {vertebral_column}; {spine}; {backbone}; {rachis}
6.
meaning: (football) a person who plays in the backfield ;
7.
meaning: the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer;
examples: he stood at the back of the stage; it was hidden in the rear of the store
synonyms: {rear}
8.
meaning: the side that goes last or is not normally seen;
examples: he wrote the date on the back of the photograph
synonyms: {rear}
9.
meaning: the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine;
examples: his back was nicely tanned
synonyms: {dorsum}
Verb
1.
meaning: strengthen by providing with a back or backing ;
2.
meaning: establish as valid or genuine;
examples: Can you back up your claims?
synonyms: {back_up}
3.
meaning: shift to a counterclockwise direction;
examples: the wind backed
4.
meaning: place a bet on;
examples: Which horse are you backing?; I'm betting on the new horse
synonyms: {bet_on}; {gage}; {stake}; {game}; {punt}
5.
meaning: be in back of;
examples: My garage backs their yard
6.
meaning: support financial backing for;
examples: back this enterprise
7.
meaning: cause to travel backward;
examples: back the car into the parking spot
8.
meaning: give support or one's approval to;
examples: I'll second that motion; I can't back this plan; endorse a new project
synonyms: {second}; {endorse}; {indorse}
9.
meaning: travel backward;
examples: back into the driveway; The car backed up and hit the tree
10.
meaning: be behind;
examples: approve of; He plumped for the Labor Party; I backed Kennedy in 1960
synonyms: {endorse}; {indorse}; {plump_for}; {plunk_for}; {support}
Adjective
1.
meaning: of an earlier date;
examples: back issues of the magazine
synonyms: {back(a)}
2.
meaning: located at or near the back of an animal;
examples: back (or hind) legs; the hinder part of a carcass
synonyms: {back(a)}; {hind(a)}; {hinder(a)}
3.
meaning: related to or located at the back;
examples: the back yard; the back entrance
synonyms: {back(a)}
Adverb
1.
meaning: in repayment or retaliation;
examples: 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
2.
meaning: in reply;
examples: he wrote back three days later
3.
meaning: in or to or toward a past time;
examples: set the clocks back an hour; never look back; lovers of the past looking fondly backward
synonyms: {backward}
4.
meaning: in or to or toward an original condition;
examples: he went back to sleep
5.
meaning: at or to or toward the back or rear;
examples: he moved back; tripped when he stepped backward; she looked rearward out the window of the car
synonyms: {backward}; {backwards}; {rearward}; {rearwards}
6.
meaning: in or to or toward a former location;
examples: she went back to her parents' house
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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