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  • IPA(key): /bækt/
  • Rhymes: -ækt

From back (verb).


  1. simple past and past participle of back

From back (noun) +‎ -ed.

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
    red-backed shrike
  3. (in combination) Having specified type of backing.
    asset-backed securities
  • [Francis] Grose [et al.] (1811) “Backed”, in Lexicon Balatronicum. A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence. [], London: [] C. Chappell, [], →OCLC.

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