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Overview of verb back

The verb back has 10 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (7) back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support

(be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960")

2. (6) back

(travel backward; "back into the driveway"; "The car backed up and hit the tree")

3. (4) second, back, endorse, indorse

(give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project")

4. (4) back

(cause to travel backward; "back the car into the parking spot")

5. (2) back

(support financial backing for; "back this enterprise")

6. back

(be in back of; "My garage backs their yard")

7. bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt

(place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse")

8. back

(shift to a counterclockwise direction; "the wind backed")

9. back, back up

(establish as valid or genuine; "Can you back up your claims?")

10. back

(strengthen by providing with a back or backing)


Overview of adj backed

The adj backed has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. backed

(having a back or backing, usually of a specified type)

2. backed

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

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