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Definition: Back


Back


Full Definition of Back


noun the opposite side to the front ExamplesWrite your address on the back of the envelope. • Please endorse the cheque on the back. adjective referring to the past Examplea back payment adverb so as to make things as they were before ExamplesHe will pay back the money in monthly instalments. • The store sent back the cheque because the date was wrong. • The company went back on its agreement to supply at £1.50 a unit. verb to help someone, especially financially ExamplesThe bank is backing us to the tune of $10,000. • She is looking for someone to back her project. Usage to back a bill to sign a bill promising to pay it if the person it is addressed to is not able to do so

“…the businesses we back range from start-up ventures to established companies in need of further capital for expansion” [Times]

the opposite side to the front referring to the past so as to make things as they were before to help someone, especially financially


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Back are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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