Definitions for back end

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rear, backside, back end(noun)

    the side of an object that is opposite its front

    "his room was toward the rear of the hotel"


  1. back end(Noun)

    The rear, back, or invisible portion (of something).

  2. back end(Noun)

    that part of a hardware or software system that is farthest from the user.

  3. Origin: back + end

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Broncos:

    It's how we prepare during the week. We harped on getting turnovers, we're aggressive on the back end and we try to win in the trenches( on the defensive line).

  2. David Fyfe:

    I suspect there is some potential for that contango to steepen. Particularly as companies are curbing their spendingthat looks to me like a very cheap back end of the curve.

  3. Wood Mackenzie:

    The good times that the refineries are having at the moment are borrowing from 2015, toward the back end of next year, margins will be a lot weaker, and we'll see a lot more pressure for closures.

  4. Natalie Robehmed:

    I think that really speaks to the wider Hollywood pay gap. It is a lot more difficult for women to get the kind of roles that they would earn massive profits on the back end of in comparison to male actors.

  5. Wayne Black:

    You don't have to be a security expert -- a fifth-grader can tell you if you are checking at the top end, at the front end of Miami International Airport, you've got to be checking the back end of Miami International Airport.

Translations for back end

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Back-EndGerman
  • back-endSpanish
  • takapää, back end, loppuosa, loppupuoli, loppupää, takaosaFinnish
  • back-end, arrière-planFrench
  • バックエンドJapanese
  • прикладная часть, задняя часть, бэк-эндRussian

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