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English Meaning(s) for 背

  1. back; spine
  2. reverse; rear side
  3. height; stature
  4. ridge (of a mountain)

Definition and Synonyms for 背

Book Binding the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
Synonyms: 上紙, 上表紙, , , 表紙
Rear the side that goes last or is not normally seen
Synonyms: のち, リア, バック, バッグ, , , , 後ろ, 後ろ側, 後列, 後尾, 後押し, 後方, 後衛, 後部, 甲羅, , , 背中, 背後, 背部, 背面, , , 裏側, 裏手, 裏面, , ,
Stature (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
Synonyms: だけ, , , 上背, , , 背丈, 身丈, 身の丈, 身長
Tallness the vertical dimension of extension
Synonyms: , , 背丈, 高い, 高さ
Dorsum the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
Synonyms: のち, , , , 後ろ, , , 背中, 背部
Tallness distance from the base of something to the top
Synonyms: , , 背丈, 高い, 高さ

Meanings for each kanji in 背

» stature; height; back; behind; disobey; defy; go back on; rebel

Categories 背 is a member of

Protective Covering a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
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Side an extended outer surface of an object
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Dimension the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
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Body Part any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
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Bodily Property an attribute of the body
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 背

Sample Sentences for 背

My younger brother is taller than I.
He is the tallest of his class.
She is not as tall as he.
He laid down his pen and leaned back in his chair.
Tom is three inches taller than his wife is.

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