1 having a back or backing, usually of a specified type [ant: backless]
2 having backing; "a claim backed up by strong evidence" [syn: backed up]
3 used of film that is coated on the side opposite the emulsion with a substance to absorb light
- Past tense of to back.
- 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, carrying to the grave.
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