Is back a Scrabble word?

Yes, back is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 12 points in Scrabble, and 14 points in Words with Friends

Back is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word back

The meaning of back


28 definitions of the word back.


  1. In or to or toward a former location
  2. At or to or toward the back or rear
  3. In or to or toward an original condition
  4. In or to or toward a past time
  5. In reply
  6. In repayment or retaliation


  1. Be behind; approve of
  2. Travel backward
  3. Give support or one's approval to
  4. Cause to travel backward
  5. Support financial backing for
  6. Be in back of
  7. Place a bet on
  8. Shift to a counterclockwise direction
  9. Establish as valid or genuine
  10. Strengthen by providing with a back or backing


  1. Related to or located at the back
  2. Located at or near the back of an animal
  3. Of an earlier date


  1. The posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
  2. The side that goes last or is not normally seen
  3. The part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer
  4. (football) a person who plays in the backfield
  5. The series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord
  6. The protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
  7. The part of a garment that covers the back of your body
  8. A support that you can lean against while sitting
  9. (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in back?

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