Translation for 'back' from English to Spanish
ADJ   back | - | -
NOUN   a back | backs
VERB   to back | backed | backed
backing | backs
de regreso {adv}back [from somewhere]
respaldar a-algn/algoto back sb./sth. [support, endorse]
espalda {f}
dorso {m}back
respaldo {m} [de asiento]back [of a seat]
lomo {m} [espalda de un animal]back [of an animal]
reverso {m}back [reverse side]
2 Words: Others
a la sazón {adv}back then
en aquel tiempo {adv}back then
en ese entonces {adj}back then
en aquel entonces {adv}back then
en aquella época {adv}back then
por aquel entonces {adv}back then
campante {adj} [col.]laid-back [coll.]
2 Words: Verbs
unverified replicar algoto answer back
retirarseto back down [retreat]
hacer copias de respaldoto back up [data]
volverto come back
regresar [al punto de partida]to come back
volverto go back
regresar [a un lugar]to go back
2 Words: Nouns
lomo {m} de tocino
back bacon
trastienda {f}back room [of a shop]
asiento {m} trasero
back seat
muela {f}
back tooth
zaguero {m}
full-back [soccer]
3 Words: Others
de un lado a otro {adv}back and forth [idiom]
al revés {adv}back to front
a mis espaldas {adv}behind my back
3 Words: Verbs
partirse el espinazo
to break one's back
remontarse a algo [de tiempo atrás]to date back to sth.
4 Words: Others
a espaldas de algn {adv}behind (the back of) sb.
4 Words: Verbs
descorrer las cortinasto draw (back) the curtains
4 Words: Nouns
dorso {m} de la mano
back of the hand
corva {f}
back of the knee
cogote {m}
back of the neck
zona {f} lumbar
small of the back
5+ Words: Others
en el quinto coño [vulg.]
at the back of beyond [vulg.]
5+ Words: Verbs
estar hasta el moño [col.] [locución]to be fed up (to the back teeth) [coll.] [idiom]
desandar lo andado [col.] [locución]to go back to square one [coll.] [idiom]
empinar el codo [col.] [locución] [beber alcohol]to knock back a few drinks [coll.] [idiom]
unverified recostarse en un asientoto lean back in a seat
adosar algo a una paredto place sth. with its back against a wall
retrasar un reloj por una horato put a clock back an hour
5+ Words: Nouns
colleja {f} [golpe en la nuca]slap on the back of the neck
Fiction (Literature and Film)
Cuando éramos mayores
Back When We Were Grownups [Anne Tyler]
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Translation for 'back' from English to Spanish

back [from somewhere]
de regreso {adv}

to back sb./sth. [support, endorse]
respaldar a-algn/algo

espalda {f}anat.

dorso {m}
back [of a seat]
respaldo {m} [de asiento]
back [of an animal]
lomo {m} [espalda de un animal]
back [reverse side]
reverso {m}

back then
a la sazón {adv}

en aquel tiempo {adv}

en ese entonces {adj}

en aquel entonces {adv}

en aquella época {adv}

por aquel entonces {adv}
laid-back [coll.]
campante {adj} [col.]

to answer back
unverified replicar algo
to back down [retreat]
to back up [data]
hacer copias de respaldo
to come back

regresar [al punto de partida]
to go back

regresar [a un lugar]

back bacon
lomo {m} de tocinogastr.
back room [of a shop]
trastienda {f}
back seat
asiento {m} traseroautomov.
back tooth
muela {f}anat.
full-back [soccer]
zaguero {m}dep.

back and forth [idiom]
de un lado a otro {adv}
back to front
al revés {adv}
behind my back
a mis espaldas {adv}

to break one's back
partirse el espinazoloc.
to date back to sth.
remontarse a algo [de tiempo atrás]

behind (the back of) sb.
a espaldas de algn {adv}

to draw (back) the curtains
descorrer las cortinas

back of the hand
dorso {m} de la manoanat.
back of the knee
corva {f}anat.
back of the neck
cogote {m}anat.
small of the back
zona {f} lumbaranat.

at the back of beyond [vulg.]
en el quinto coño [vulg.]loc.

to be fed up (to the back teeth) [coll.] [idiom]
estar hasta el moño [col.] [locución]
to go back to square one [coll.] [idiom]
desandar lo andado [col.] [locución]
to knock back a few drinks [coll.] [idiom]
empinar el codo [col.] [locución] [beber alcohol]
to lean back in a seat
unverified recostarse en un asiento
to place sth. with its back against a wall
adosar algo a una pared
to put a clock back an hour
retrasar un reloj por una hora

slap on the back of the neck
colleja {f} [golpe en la nuca]

Back When We Were Grownups [Anne Tyler]
Cuando éramos mayoreslit.F
Usage Examples English
  • Curie recently won back-to-back CPS Championships in football and played in back-to-back Prep Bowls (City Champ vs. Catholic League champ).
  • The term back line can either refer to the "full-back line" consisting of the two back pockets and the full-back, or both the full- and half-back lines, which collectively can also be referred to as the "defence", "defensive unit" or the "back six".
  • When two eagles are shown back-to-back and facing the edges of the field the term used is "addorsed" / "endorsed" or "adossés" ("back-to-back").
  • These announcers have tended to describe the "ball itself" as going "back-back-back".
  • Two sensor back types are commonly used: single shot back (non-scanning) and scan back.

  • entered third seven–points back. Denny Hamlin entered fourth eight–points back.
  • Abaya plays the right-back position. He can, however, play left-back and centre-back positions.
  • The Vizag back-to-back HVDC station, or Visakhapatnam back-to-back HVDC station, is a back-to-back HVDC connection between the eastern and southern regions in India, located close to the city of Visakhapatnam, and owned by Power Grid Corporation of India.
  • Vered is a right-footed right back that can also play center back and left back.
  • Brian Campion (born 1984) is an Irish hurler who played as a goalkeeper, corner-back, full-back, wing-back and centre-back for the Laois senior team.

  • After the Olympics and into early 2017, USWNT coach Jill Ellis experimented with different formations and Long started several matches playing centre-back as part of a three back.
  • The 2003, 2004, and 2005 Boys Baseball Team won back-to-back-to-back Summer Season Division 1 State Championships.
  • Near-back vowels are essentially a type of back vowels; no language is known to contrast back and near-back vowels based on backness alone.
  • Winner: Durham Bulls; first team to win back to back IL titles since Columbus Clippers won back in 1991.
  • "Balance beam": Jump to knee mount, back handspring, back handspring, tucked full; switch split leap; Chen; front aerial; full turn; tucked side salto; back handspring, back handspring, triple twist dismount.

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