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English definition of “back”

back

adverb (FURTHER AWAY)    /bæk/
B2 further away in distance : If we push the table back against the wall , we'll have more room . " Keep back!" he shouted , "Don't come any closer !" He sat back on the sofa . She threw back her head and laughed uproariously . The house is set back from the road .Backwards, sideways and back and forth Grammar:BackBack is an adverb, noun, adjective or verb.Grammar:Back as an adverb[taking a photograph]Grammar:Back as a nounGrammar:Back as an adjectiveGrammar:Back as a verb[talking about a pet dog]
(Definition of back adverb (FURTHER AWAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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