1. backed

adjective. ['ˈbækt'] used of film that is coated on the side opposite the emulsion with a substance to absorb light.

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Rhymes with Backed

  • counterattacked
  • transact
  • subtract
  • protract
  • overreact
  • inexact
  • extract
  • distract
  • contract
  • abstract
  • retract
  • reenact
  • medfact
  • diffract
  • detract
  • compact
  • unpacked
  • repacked
  • redact
  • interact
  • intact
  • impact
  • exact
  • attract
  • whacked
  • tract
  • tracked
  • tracht
  • stacked
  • snacked

How do you pronounce backed?

Pronounce backed as bækt.

US - How to pronounce backed in American English

UK - How to pronounce backed in British English

Sentences with backed

1. Verb, past participle
This will signify you have backed up all information you want to keep.

2. Verb, base form
Clogs will lead to backed up water, causing similar problems.

3. Verb, past tense
Most craft stores now sell flat backed pieces of crystal.

Quotes about backed

1. Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
- Dale Carnegie

2. It is best to be born in April or August when the life-giving Sun is in its exaltation sign Aries or Leo, its home, for then we enter the sea of life on the crest-wave and are backed in the battle of existence by an abundant fund of vim and energy.
- Max Heindel

3. Hermione launched herself forwards and started punching every inch of him that she could reach.'Ouch — ow — gerroff! What the — ? Hermione — OW!'“You — complete — arse — Ronald — Weasley!”She punctuated every word with a blow: Ron backed away, shielding his head as Hermione advanced.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

2. lobster-backed

adjective. used of British soldiers during the American Revolutionary War because of their red coats.


  • red-coated
  • clothed


  • unadorned
  • unsheathed
  • bare

3. broken-backed

adjective. having the spine damaged.


  • preserved

4. broken-backed

adjective. (of a horse) having bones of the back united by a bony growth.


  • unbroken

5. broken-backed

adjective. (of a ship) so weakened as to sag at each end.


  • bulging
  • convex


  • intrusive
  • unimpaired
  • unblemished

6. stiff-backed

adjective. having a stiff back.


  • uncoated

7. spiny-backed

adjective. having the back covered with spines.


  • uncoated

8. high-backed

adjective. having a high back.


  • uncoated

9. straight-backed

adjective. having a straight back.


  • uncoated

10. backed

adjective. ['ˈbækt'] having a back or backing, usually of a specified type.


  • razorback
  • hardback
  • spiny-backed
  • razor-backed
  • high-backed
  • hardcover
  • low-backed
  • straight-backed
  • hardbound
  • stiff-backed


  • unclothed
  • low-cut