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Definitions and Synonyms of piggyback | Another word for piggyback | What is piggyback?

Definition 1: the act of carrying something piggyback - [noun denoting act]

(piggyback is a kind of ...) the act of carrying something

Definition 2: bring into alignment with - [verb of change]

Samples where piggyback or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an amendment to piggyback the current law

(piggyback is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 3: support on the back and shoulders - [verb of contact]

Samples where piggyback or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He piggybacked her child so she could see the show

(piggyback is a kind of ...) support or hold in a certain manner

"She holds her head high" "He carried himself upright"

Definition 4: haul by railroad car - [verb of contact]

(piggyback is a kind of ...) transport in a vehicle

"haul stones from the quarry in a truck" "haul vegetables to the market"

Definition 5: haul truck trailers loaded with commodities on railroad cars - [verb of contact]

(piggyback is a kind of ...) transport in a vehicle

"haul stones from the quarry in a truck" "haul vegetables to the market"

Definition 6: ride on someone's shoulders or back - [verb of motion]

(piggyback is a kind of ...) be carried or travel on or in a vehicle

"I ride to work in a bus" "He rides the subway downtown every day"

Definition 7: on the back or shoulder or astraddle on the hip - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where piggyback or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she carried her child piggyback

Synonyms for piggyback in the sense of this definition

Definition 8: on a railroad flatcar - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where piggyback or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the trailer rode piggyback across the country

Synonyms for piggyback in the sense of this definition

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