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1    abet, advocate, assist, champion, countenance, encourage, endorse, espouse, favour, finance, promote, sanction, second, side with, sponsor, subsidize, support, sustain, underwrite  
2    back off, backtrack, go back, move back, regress, retire, retreat, reverse, turn tail, withdraw  
3    backside, end, far end, hind part, hindquarters, posterior, rear, reverse, stern, tail end  
4    end, hind, hindmost, posterior, rear, tail  
5      (From an earlier time)   delayed, earlier, elapsed, former, overdue, past, previous  
6    behind one's back      covertly, deceitfully, secretly, sneakily, surreptitiously  
,       vb  
1    attack, combat, hinder, thwart, undermine, weaken  
2    advance, approach, move forward, progress  
      n   face, fore, front, head  
4    advance, fore, front  
5    future, late  

answer back     
argue, be cheeky, be impertinent, cheek     (informal)   contradict, disagree, dispute, rebut, retort, talk back  
back down     
accede, admit defeat, back-pedal, concede, give in, surrender, withdraw, yield  
back out     
abandon, cancel, chicken out     (informal)   cop out     (slang)   give up, go back on, recant, renege, resign, retreat, withdraw  
back up     
aid, assist, bolster, confirm, corroborate, reinforce, second, stand by, substantiate, support  
come back     
reappear, recur, re-enter, return  
cut back     
check, curb, decrease, downsize, draw or pull in one's horns     (informal)   economize, lessen, lower, prune, reduce, retrench, slash, trim  
double back     
backtrack, circle, dodge, loop, retrace one's steps, return, reverse  
draw back     
back off, recoil, retract, retreat, shrink, start back, withdraw  
fall back     
back off, draw back, recede, recoil, retire, retreat, withdraw  
fall back on     
call upon, employ, have recourse to, make use of, press into service, resort to  
fight back  
1    defend oneself, give tit for tat, hit back, put up a fight, reply, resist, retaliate  
2    bottle up, contain, control, curb, hold back, hold in check, restrain  
get back  
1    recoup, recover, regain, repossess, retrieve  
2    arrive home, come back or home, return, revert, revisit  
3      (with)       at   be avenged, get even with, get one's own back, give tit for tat, hit back, retaliate, settle the score with, take vengeance on  
go back  
1    retrocede, return, revert  
2    change one's mind, desert, forsake, renege, repudiate, retract  
hang back     
be backward, be reluctant, demur, hesitate, hold back, recoil  
hark back     
look back, recall, recollect, regress, remember, revert, think back  
hold back  
1    check, control, curb, inhibit, rein, repress, restrain, stem the flow, suppress  
2    desist, forbear, keep back, refuse, withhold  
keep back  
1    check, constrain, control, curb, delay, hold back, keep a tight rein on, limit, prohibit, restrain, restrict, retard, withhold  
2    censor, conceal, hide, keep dark, keep under one's hat, reserve, suppress, withhold  
at ease, casual, easy-going, easy-oasy     (slang)   free and easy, relaxed, together     (slang)   unflappable     (informal)   unhurried  
   edgy, jittery     (informal)   jumpy, keyed-up, nervous, on edge, tense, twitchy     (informal)   uptight     (informal)   wound-up     (informal)  
pay back  
1    get even with     (informal)   get one's own back, hit back, reciprocate, recompense, retaliate, settle a score  
2    refund, reimburse, repay, return, settle up, square  
set back     
delay, hinder, hold up, impede, retard, slow  
take back  
1    disavow, disclaim, recant, renege, renounce, retract, unsay, withdraw  
2    get back, recapture, reclaim, reconquer, regain, repossess, retake  
3    accept back, exchange, give one a refund for  
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
adopt a detached attitude; relax
a lot; very much; in a great quantity; endlessly
[Fig.] E.g. love someone to the moon and back=love someone very much
abnormal fear of pain.
expression used to point out that one has to struggle or suffer to achieve his goal
Jason: Damn it! I can't take it anymore. This exercise is killing me! Ray: Yeah but it’ll help you lose weight. Don't you know? No pain, no gain!
avoir pour une bouchée de pain
à pain dur, dent aiguë
(colloquially) tattoo on the lower back
acronym for Let Me Know, as to ask the other party to get back to you
à forte faim, il n'y a pas de pain dur
à bon goût et faim n'y a pas mauvais pain
à beau jeu beau retour
aller et retourner fait le chemin frayer
argent emprunté s'en va en riant et revient en pleurant
c'est un vrai casse_pied
çà remonte à la nuit des temps
au chaudron des douleurs chacun porte son écuelle
casser du sucre sur le dos de quelqu'un
avril entrant comme un agneau s'en retourne comme un taureau
c'est la goutte d'eau qui fait déborder le vase
ce qui est gagné sur le dos du diable est dépensé sous son ventre
au jour de la sainte_guoule, le jour croît, mais le froid recule
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