Back-and-forth definitions

Backward and forward; to and fro.

Went back and forth in the rocking chair.

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From side to side.

Paced back and forth across the room.

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Moving forward and backward; to-and-fro.
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The definition of back and forth is going from one place to another and then returning to the first location, often over and over again.

An example of back and forth is when a person goes to LA, then to San Francisco, then back to LA, then back to San Francisco again.

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From one place to another and back again.
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Going from one place or position to another and back again.

The back and forth movement of the tide causes erosion of the coastline.

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Alternative spelling of back and forth.
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The movement (of someone or something) forward followed by a return to the same position. May refer to a concept such as an emotional state or a relationship as well as a physical thing.
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(idiomatic) Negotiations or discussions between two or more parties, a dialog.
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