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Webster 1913 Edition


Backed

Backed

(băkt)
,
Adj.
Having a back; fitted with a back;
as, a
backed
electrotype or stereotype plate
. Used in composition;
as, broad-
backed
; hump-
backed
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Backed

BACK'ED

,
pp.
Mounted; having on the back; supported by aid; seconded; moved backward.

BACK'ED

,
Adj.
Having a back; a word used in composition; as broad-backed, hump-backed.

Definition 2023


backed

backed

English

Verb

backed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of back

Etymology 2

From back (noun) + -ed.

Adjective

backed (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete, slang) Put on one's back; killed; rendered dead.
    He wishes to have the senior, or old square-toes, backed; he longs to have his father on six men's shoulders; that is, carried to the grave.
  2. (in combination) Having specified type of back.
    a high-backed chair
    sway-backed
    red-backed shrike
  3. (in combination) Having specified type of backing.
    asset-backed securities

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