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1. backspace

noun. the typewriter key used for back spacing.

Synonyms

  • key
  • backspace key
  • backspacer

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • antitype
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • space (English)
  • space (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Backspace Key

  • kagarlitsky
  • sffed
  • directv
  • cacld
  • branitzky
  • awb
  • woodmansee
  • u_s_m_c
  • mitcheltree
  • knbc
  • hardigree
  • hardegree
  • hammontree
  • franchisee
  • bourgeoisie
  • yangtze
  • st_marie
  • signori
  • resignee
  • powerpc
  • ocheltree
  • nyet
  • mckelvie
  • licensee
  • lapd
  • interviewee
  • inductee
  • hohensee
  • hnat
  • gymboree

Sentences with backspace-key


1. Noun Phrase
Press the backspace key, which looks like a left-facing arrow with an “X” in it.

2. Noun Phrase
If multiple unwanted spaces are present, continue pressing the backspace key until everything unwanted is removed.

2. backspace

verb. hit the backspace key on a computer or typewriter keyboard.

Synonyms

  • typewrite

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • space (English)
  • space (Anglo-Norman)

3. key

noun. ['ˈkiː'] metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated.

Synonyms

  • bit
  • device
  • latchkey
  • ignition key
  • passkey
  • passe-partout
  • master
  • stem
  • shank

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • stay
  • close
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. key

adjective. ['ˈkiː'] serving as an essential component.

Synonyms

  • important
  • of import
  • primal
  • cardinal
  • fundamental

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • weakening
  • overgarment
  • veer

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. key

noun. ['ˈkiː'] something crucial for explaining.

Antonyms

  • derestrict

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. key

noun. ['ˈkiː'] pitch of the voice.

Antonyms

  • inaction

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. key

verb. ['ˈkiː'] identify as in botany or biology, for example.

Synonyms

  • identify
  • sort out
  • distinguish
  • separate
  • name
  • class
  • assort
  • key out
  • discover
  • sort
  • describe

Antonyms

  • unimportance
  • insignificant
  • insignificance
  • meaningless

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. key

noun. ['ˈkiː'] any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music.

Synonyms

  • tonic key
  • tonality
  • minor key
  • home key
  • minor mode
  • major mode
  • musical notation

Antonyms

  • united
  • joint
  • same
  • dependent

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. key

noun. ['ˈkiː'] a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida.

Synonyms

  • Sunshine State
  • FL
  • Florida
  • Florida key
  • Everglade State
  • cay

Antonyms

  • converge
  • attached
  • connected
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. key

noun. ['ˈkiː'] a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed.

Synonyms

  • telegraph key
  • backspace
  • keyboard
  • control key
  • backspace key
  • return key
  • shift key
  • space bar
  • tab key
  • lever
  • tab
  • return
  • backspacer
  • action
  • action mechanism
  • command key

Antonyms

  • volley
  • clear
  • stay in place
  • outgo

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))
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