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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backedadjective

    having a back or backing, usually of a specified type

  2. backedadjective

    used of film that is coated on the side opposite the emulsion with a substance to absorb light

Wiktionary

  1. backedadjective

    Dead; put on one's back.

    He wishes to have the senior, or old square-toes, backed; he longs to have his father on six men's shoulders; that is, carrying to the grave.

  2. backedadjective

    Having the specified backing.

    fabric-backed tape

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Backedadjective

    Having a back.

    Etymology: from back.

    Lofty-neck’d,
    Sharp headed, barrel-belly’d, broadly back’d. John Dryden, Virgil.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Backed

    of Back

  2. Backedadjective

    having a back; fitted with a back; as, a backed electrotype or stereotype plate. Used in composition; as, broad-backed; hump-backed

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'backed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3815

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backed in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of backed in a Sentence

  1. Brian Maher:

    Only a debt-backed system of paper money could finance the great wars, the social improvements and the fevered dreams of the 20th century.

  2. Adam Mount:

    I think there's been a missed opportunity here for the US, we never fully committed or backed the inter Korean peace process, there would have been some real benefits for us if we did so but essentially what happened is the North Koreans split negotiations into two separate tracks and kind of played us off each other.

  3. Michael Dreeben:

    Here George Papadopoulos have somebody who was a campaign official in the Donald Trump campaign, that he had longstanding ties to Russia-backed politicians in the Ukraine, what were the nature of those connections ? Did they provide means for surreptitious communications ? Did they provide back channels to The Russians ? Investigators will naturally look at those things.

  4. Bruno Le Maire:

    We are indeed granting AccorInvest a state-backed loan of half a billion euros ... It is certain. We are finalising this loan today.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I like him. He likes me. He's backed me 100%, ted Cruz was out there and he really backed me very strongly and I always respected that. He asked me to come along and I guess he figured we'd get a big crowd and we certainly have.

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