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BACK AND FORTH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does back and forth mean? 

BACK AND FORTH (adverb)
  The adverb BACK AND FORTH has 1 sense:

1. moving from one place to another and back again

  Familiarity information: BACK AND FORTH used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BACK AND FORTH (adverb)


Sense 1back and forth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Moving from one place to another and back again

Synonyms:

back and forth; backward and forward; to and fro

Context examples:

he traveled back and forth between Los Angeles and New York / the treetops whipped to and fro in a frightening manner / the old man just sat on the porch and rocked back and forth all day


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