backed

backed

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of backed in English

English Online Dictionary. What means backed‎? What does backed mean?

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bækt/

Etymology 1

From back (verb)

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

Hyponyms

Derived terms

  • lesser black-backed gull
  • razor-backed

References

  • [Francis] Grose [et al.] (1811), “Backed”, in Lexicon Balatronicum. A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence. [], London: Printed for C. Chappell, [], OCLC 23927885.

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