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{adj: back} related to or located at the back
"the back yard"
"the back entrance"
<-> front

{adj: deep} having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination
"a deep well"
"a deep dive"
"deep water"
"a deep casserole"
"a deep gash"
"deep massage"
"deep pressure receptors in muscles"
"deep shelves"
"a deep closet"
"surrounded by a deep yard"
"hit the ball to deep center field"
"in deep space"
"waist-deep"
<-> shallow

{n: NIMBY} someone who objects to siting something in their own neighborhood but does not object to it being sited elsewhere; an acronym for not in my backyard

{n: backyard} the grounds in back of a house

{n: catch} a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth
"he played catch with his son in the backyard"

{v: back} be in back of
"My garage backs their yard"
<-> front

{v: conserve} preserve with sugar
"Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard"

{v: front, look, face} be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point ; be opposite to
"The house looks north"
"My backyard look onto the pond"
"The building faces the park"
<-> back

{v: grow} cause to grow or develop
"He grows vegetables in his backyard"

{v: look} perceive with attention ; direct one's gaze towards
"She looked over the expanse of land"
"Look at your child!"
"Look--a deer in the backyard!"

{v: puddle} wade or dabble in a puddle
"The ducks and geese puddled in the backyard"

{v: shovel} dig with or as if with a shovel
"shovel sand"
"he shovelled in the backyard all afternoon long"

{v: widen, broaden, extend} extend in scope or range or area
"The law was extended to all citizens"
"widen the range of applications"
"broaden your horizon"
"Extend your backyard"


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