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Hi,

First of all, I'd like to know what you call the part of chair that your back is touching. I assume it's just a 'back'? Then, would you say something like, "The back of the chair holds(or supports?) my back"?

Also, if the chair's back split into two cushions, so when you're leaning back it kind of covers/wraps around your back, can you say, the chair 'encompasses' your back? Can I use the verb, encompass, here?
Please let me know some good examples that describe this well.

Thanks!
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Yes, the "back" of a chair is just called the "back". You could call it a back rest too, I guess.
"The back of the chair SUPPORTS my back", or "I REST my back on the back of the chair".
There are probably better words than "encompasses". Perhaps encloses, (en)shrouds,
surrounds, cocoons, hugs, cups, cuddles. Other words from thesaurus.com: embraces,
grips, coddles, nestles (my back nestles in the chair), clutch, enfolds, encases, encloses,
enfolds, ensconces, envelops, clasps.

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First of all, I'd like to know what you call the part of chair that your back is touching. I assume it's just a 'back'? -- Yes.

Then, would you say something like, "The back of the chair holds(or supports?) my back"? - No, I wouldn't say anything like that unless I were speaking to an alien from another planet.

Also, if the chair's back split into two cushions, so when you're leaning back it kind of covers/wraps around your back, can you say, the chair 'encompasses' your back? Can I use the verb, encompass, here?-- No. Perhaps 'wraps around" as a wingback chair does:

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Thank you both of you guys!
Mister Micawber- No, I wouldn't say anything like that unless I were speaking to an alien from another planet.
Haha, okay, I can see what you mean Emotion: smile

Oh, I didn't know I could draw some images here! (special thanks to Mr. M.)
Yeah, there's always a catch, I don't know, the software doesn't allow me to upload my picture.
So here is the image url.



This is what I had in mind when asking the question, and also what was meant by saying "two split cushions"Emotion: embarrassed as you can see, the chair's back is indeed separated. Can you come up with some other words that can do better than separated or split?
Anyway, this chair is kind of popular over here, and I wanted to explain about it.

I appreciate your help.
KrisBlueNZPerhaps encloses, (en)shrouds,surrounds, cocoons, hugs, cups, cuddles. Other words from thesaurus.com: embraces,grips, coddles, nestles (my back nestles in the chair), clutch, enfolds, encases, encloses,enfolds, ensconces, envelops, clasps.
Oh Gawd! I'll try to stuff them in to my head. Thanks for this impressive list. Emotion: crying
Another synonym: cradles.
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hahaha There is yet another word you need to add! That is sweet, maybe, I won't forget 'cradle' Thanks!Emotion: smile
So here is the image url. This is what I had in mind when asking the question, and also what was meant by saying "two split cushions" as you can see, the chair's back is indeed separated. Can you come up with some other words that can do better than separated or split?-- Although that chair back is split, it still essentially just supports the back. I don't think any special term is necessary or available.