(adjective, verb)


1. having a back or backing, usually of a specified type

Similar word(s): hardback, hardbacked, hardbound, hardcover, razorback

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

Similar word(s): coated

Sentences with backed as an adjective:

- 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.

- a high-backed chair

- sway-backed

- red-backed shrike

- asset-backed securities


1. simple past tense and past participle of back