Results for: Aback

In Definitions

What does aback mean?

It means "toward the back" just as "aside" means "toward the side". The expression "taken aback" comes from sailing. In order for the sailboat to go forward, the wind must ( Full Answer )
In Grammatical Tenses

What is the past tense of be taken aback?

The past tense of "be taken aback" is " was taken aback".. Example: "She was taken aback by the amazing fireworks.".