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Antonyms
Etymology

1. back

noun. ['ˈbæk'] the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine.

Synonyms

  • thoracic vertebra
  • dorsum
  • saddle
  • dorsal vertebra
  • body part
  • small
  • lat
  • body
  • torso
  • lumbar vertebra
  • latissimus dorsi

Antonyms

  • coarse
  • artifact
  • thinness
  • breakableness

Etymology

  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Get Back

  • post-attack
  • vanvlack
  • knick-knack
  • unpack
  • tabak
  • stracke
  • strack
  • repack
  • oblak
  • dulac
  • chirac
  • beaulac
  • whack
  • trak
  • track
  • trac
  • stack
  • stac
  • spak
  • spack
  • snack
  • smack
  • slack
  • schrack
  • schnack
  • schlack
  • quack
  • plaque
  • placke
  • plack

2. back

adverb. ['ˈbæk'] at or to or toward the back or rear.

Synonyms

  • rearward
  • rearwards
  • backward

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • disagree
  • take
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. back

adjective. ['ˈbæk'] related to or located at the back.

Synonyms

  • posterior
  • rearmost
  • rear
  • hindermost
  • backmost
  • aft
  • rearward

Antonyms

  • front
  • anterior
  • disallow
  • boycott

Etymology

  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bæc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] come into the possession of something concrete or abstract.

Synonyms

  • lease
  • purchase
  • hire
  • come into
  • charter
  • clear
  • glom
  • express
  • bring in
  • rent
  • isolate
  • come up
  • profit
  • win back
  • enter upon
  • retrieve
  • get back
  • pick up
  • regain
  • press out
  • poll
  • recoup
  • have
  • find
  • pull in
  • inherit
  • luck into
  • share
  • win
  • take in
  • partake in
  • benefit
  • incur
  • earn
  • preempt
  • get hold
  • buy
  • repossess
  • extract
  • gather up
  • engage
  • recuperate
  • reclaim
  • capture
  • borrow
  • acquire
  • garner
  • obtain
  • receive
  • recover
  • realise
  • make
  • partake
  • accept
  • gain
  • collect
  • line up
  • come upon
  • catch
  • come by
  • turn
  • realize
  • take

Antonyms

  • lend
  • refuse
  • sell
  • falsify

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

5. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] enter or assume a certain state or condition.

Synonyms

  • become
  • run
  • change state
  • sober
  • work
  • turn
  • go
  • settle
  • take effect
  • break
  • take

Antonyms

  • encumbered
  • undiscerning
  • gross
  • qualified

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

6. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition.

Synonyms

  • let
  • make

Antonyms

  • overcast
  • illegible
  • confused

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

7. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] receive a specified treatment (abstract).

Synonyms

  • find
  • acquire
  • change
  • incur
  • take
  • obtain

Antonyms

  • guilt
  • fill
  • buy
  • implicit

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

8. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] go or come after and bring or take back.

Synonyms

  • transport
  • channelise
  • take
  • come
  • bring
  • transfer
  • channelize
  • come up
  • convey
  • deliver
  • transmit
  • retrieve
  • fetch

Antonyms

  • take away
  • unlock
  • say farewell
  • reject

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

9. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress.

Synonyms

  • arrive
  • set down
  • pull in
  • shore
  • put down
  • flood in
  • come
  • get in
  • draw in
  • land
  • move in
  • hit
  • drive in
  • roll up
  • reach
  • attain
  • plump in
  • come in
  • set ashore

Antonyms

  • leave
  • unhitch
  • juvenile
  • rush

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

10. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] go through (mental or physical states or experiences).

Synonyms

  • receive
  • perceive
  • suffer
  • have
  • experience
  • comprehend
  • sustain
  • undergo
  • take

Antonyms

  • demulsify
  • cool
  • curdle
  • get well

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

Sentences with get-back


1. Noun Phrase
If your JVC camcorder LCD screen displays a condensation error message, you may be able to fix the problem and get back to shooting video quickly, rather than wait for the camcorder to reset itself.

2. Noun Phrase
It can take weeks or months to get back to normal, which is why the CDC recommends that people with medical problems get vaccinated against flu.

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