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 for Backed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Back \Back\ (b[a^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Backed (b[a^]kt); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Backing.]
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     1. To get upon the back of; to mount.
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              I will back him [a horse] straight.   --Shak.
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     2. To place or seat upon the back. [R.]
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              Great Jupiter, upon his eagle backed,
              Appeared to me.                       --Shak.
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     3. To drive or force backward; to cause to retreat or recede;
        as, to back oxen.
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     4. To make a back for; to furnish with a back; as, to back
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     5. To adjoin behind; to be at the back of.
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              A garden . . . with a vineyard backed. --Shak.
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              The chalk cliffs which back the beach. --Huxley.
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     6. To write upon the back of; as, to back a letter; to
        indorse; as, to back a note or legal document.
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     7. To support; to maintain; to second or strengthen by aid or
        influence; as, to back a friend. "The Parliament would be
        backed by the people." --Macaulay.
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              Have still found it necessary to back and fortify
              their laws with rewards and punishments. --South.
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              The mate backed the captain manfully. --Blackw. Mag.
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     8. To bet on the success of; -- as, to back a race horse.
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     To back an anchor (Naut.), to lay down a small anchor ahead
        of a large one, the cable of the small one being fastened
        to the crown of the large one.
     To back the field, in horse racing, to bet against a
        particular horse or horses, that some one of all the other
        horses, collectively designated "the field", will win.
     To back the oars, to row backward with the oars.
     To back a rope, to put on a preventer.
     To back the sails, to arrange them so as to cause the ship
        to move astern.
     To back up, to support; to sustain; as, to back up one's
     To back a warrant (Law), is for a justice of the peace, in
        the county where the warrant is to be executed, to sign or
        indorse a warrant, issued in another county, to apprehend
        an offender.
     To back water (Naut.), to reverse the action of the oars,
        paddles, or propeller, so as to force the boat or ship
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Backed \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;
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having a back or backing, usually of a specified type
             [ant: backless]
      2: used of film that is coated on the side opposite the emulsion
         with a substance to absorb light

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  44 Moby Thesaurus words for "backed":
     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

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