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English definition of “back”

back

verb (RISK MONEY)    /bæk/
to risk money by saying that you think a horse , team , etc. will win a race , game , or competition in order to win more money if they do: The horse I backed came in last. 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 verb (RISK MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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