backed


backed
Synonyms and related words:
accepted, acclaimed, admired, admitted, advocated, applauded, approved, calcified, callous, calloused, case-hardened, cried up, crusted, crusty, crystallized, favored, favorite, fossilized, granulated, hardened, highly touted, hornified, in good odor, incrusted, indurate, indurated, lapidified, ossified, petrified, popular, received, recommended, reinforced, rigidified, sclerotic, set, solidified, steeled, stiffened, strengthened, supported, toughened, vitrified, well-thought-of

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Backed — (b[a^]kt), a. Having a back; fitted with a back; as, a backed electrotype or stereotype plate. Used in composition; as, broad backed; hump backed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • backed — [ bækt ] suffix 1. ) used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning that a group or action is supported by an organization or country, usually a powerful one: the military backed government a U.S. backed peace plan 2. ) used with some adjectives …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • backed — backed; un·backed; …   English syllables

  • backed — [bakt] adj. having a back or backing often used in hyphenated compounds meaning having a (specified kind of) back [ canvas backed] …   English World dictionary

  • backed-up — index fully secured Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • backed — adjective 1. having a back or backing, usually of a specified type • Ant: ↑backless • Similar to: ↑hardbacked, ↑hardback, ↑hardbound, ↑hardcover, ↑high backed, ↑low backed, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Backed — Back Back (b[a^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Backed} (b[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Backing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To get upon the back of; to mount. [1913 Webster] I will back him [a horse] straight. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To place or seat upon the back …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -backed — UK [bækt] / US suffix 1) used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning that a group or action is supported by an organization or country, usually a powerful one the military backed government a US backed peace plan 2) used with some adjectives… …   English dictionary

  • backed — adjective a) Dead; put on ones back. He wishes to have the senior, or old square toes, backed; he longs to have his father on six mens shoulders; that is, carrying to the grave. b) Having the specified backing. fabric backed tape …   Wiktionary

  • backed — /bækt/ (say bakt) adjective 1. having a back: a high backed chair. 2. having backing: a government backed measure …   Australian English dictionary

  • backed up — mod. drug intoxicated. □ Oh my God, I am really backed up! □ Old Benny’s really backed up …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions


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