OTHER WORDS FROM backedhalf-backed, adjectivewell-backed, adjective
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How to use backed in a sentence
Traffic up ahead on Myrtle backed up, and Johnson began weaving in and out.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These are the kids of the U.S.-backed Pakistani army and they should stop their parents from bombing our families and children.Taliban: We Slaughtered 100+ Kids Because Their Parents Helped America|Sami Yousafzai|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And make no mistake; they were backed up by sincere religious beliefs.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reid planted a flag, ready to make his mark in the world of whisky, backed by ambition and a gorgeous piece of land.
He wrote that he deserved to die and alluded to a ominous plan that he had backed out of twice already.
One evening in the month of April, a slim, straight-backed girl stood in the veranda of a bungalow at Meerut.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The boy backed away from him, and stood a little distance off, holding out a nice, juicy potato this time.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
I turned away from the bank and raced up a long slope to a saw-backed ridge that promised largely of unobstructed view.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The hump-backed little figure with poke-bonnet and cane was chased out upon the broken landing.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
But when Jess had lowered her umbrella and backed into the shop, she found several customers waiting at the counter.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
British Dictionary definitions for backed
- having a back or backing
- (in combination)high-backed; black-backed