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4 Translation results for back in Spanish

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back adverb

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atrás, hacia atrás, detrás; antes, ya; de vuelta, de regreso

Example sentences of
back adverb

  • The soldiers moved back from the front lines.
  • The police asked the crowd to move back from the scene of the accident.
  • He left his friends two miles back.
  • She turned around and looked back toward him.
  • a chapter beginning several pages back
  • He left his home and never went back.
  • It's time to go back home.
  • She took the book off the shelf and forgot to put it back.
  • In the opening chapter the author looks back on his youth.
  • an event back in the last century

Synonyms of
back adverb


back noun

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espalda (de un ser humano), lomo (de un animal); respaldo (de una silla), espalda (de ropa); reverso, dorso, revés; fondo, parte de atrás; defensa (en deportes)

Example sentences of
back noun

  • She was carrying her little daughter on her back.
  • She has a pain in the small of her back.
  • I slapped him on his back to congratulate him.
  • She stabbed him in the back.
  • He was handcuffed with his hands behind his back.
  • a bird with a spotted back
  • riding on the back of a horse
  • a comfortable chair with a padded back

Synonyms of
back noun

back adjective

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de atrás, posterior, trasero; atrasado

Example sentences of
back adjective

  • He keeps his wallet in his back pocket.
  • We came in through the back entrance.
  • We drove on the back roads instead of the main roads.
  • The company owes him several months in back pay.

Synonyms of
back adjective

back verb

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backed, has backed, is backing, backs
estar detrás de, formar el fondo de

Example sentences of
back verb

  • I'm backing him for President.
  • She backed the winner of the race and won a lot of money.
  • She backed her argument with written evidence.
  • She backed the singer on the guitar.
  • She backed into a parking space.
  • She backed out of the garage.
  • The dog kept growling but backed off cautiously.
  • back a skirt with stiff material
¿Sabes el significado de back up?
  • Back up significa respaldar > The soldiers backed up their captain when the army accused him of treason. Back up también significa retroceder > He tried to back up his car in the busy road.

Detailed synonyms for back verb

See: Recede, Support

Reverse translation for back

atrás  - back, behind, ago 
detrás  - behind 
antes  - before, earlier, formerly, previously, rather, sooner 
ya  - already, now, right now, later, soon, no longer, anymore, 
espalda  (de un ser humano) - back, (swimming) backstroke 
lomo  (de un animal) - back (of an animal), loin, spine (of a book), blunt edge (of a knife) 
respaldo  (de una silla) - back (of an object), support, backing 
espalda  (de ropa) - back, (swimming) backstroke 
reverso  - back, other side 
dorso  - back, backstroke 
revés  - back, wrong side, setback, reversal, backhand (in sports) 
fondo  - bottom, rear, back, end, depth, background, sea bed, fund, slip, petticoat 
defensa  (en deportes) - defense, defender, back (in sports) 
posterior  - later, subsequent, back, rear 
trasero  - rear, back 
atrasado  - late, overdue, behind schedule, backward, old-fashioned, slow (of a clock or watch) 
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