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Correct spelling: backed


Definition of backed:

  1. Having a back.

Common misspellings for backed:

acked, baced, ack, backd, baacked, becked, beicked, bakced, backe, backked, backen.

Google Ngram Viewer results for backed:

This graph shows how "backed" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for backed:

  1. Who cares what some other country has got to say, if words can't be backed up with action?
  2. A high- backed chair and reading- desk of black walnut were the only pieces in sight.
  3. The ship gathered way, but instead of keeping before the wind, the captain ordered the maintopsail to be backed, and we lay to waiting for the stranger, while our white flag with a red- cross was run up to the peak.

Quotes for backed:

  1. But steel bars have never yet kept out a mob; it takes something a good deal stronger: human courage backed up by the consciousness of being right. - Ray Stannard Baker
  2. With our first two records we backed ourselves into a hole musically. - Daniel Johns
  3. Other bands gave us lip service, but when it came down to it they kind of backed off. That was a little disheartening. But I respect them. That's their business. - Mike McCready
  4. I trained and trained and went up against Kurt, then being a world champion in '94, and after that I did Tommy's tour and then my tour and all this stuff and just trying to deal with it all. And now, I've just kind of backed off a little. - Elvis Stojko
  5. Everything is entertainment; criticism is now entertainment and it seems that the French directors have woken up one day and suddenly realised that they were not backed up any more. - Wim Wenders

Idioms for backed:

  1. be backed into a corner
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