Backed vs Endorsed - What's the difference?

backed | endorsed |


As verbs the difference between backed and endorsed

is that backed is (back) while endorsed is (endorse).

As adjectives the difference between backed and endorsed

is that backed is (obsolete|slang) put on one's back; killed; rendered dead while endorsed is (heraldry) flanked by endorses.

backed

English

Etymology 1

From (back) (verb)

Verb

(head)
  • (back)
  • Etymology 2

    From .

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (obsolete, slang) Put on one's back; killed; rendered 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, carried to the grave.
  • (in combination) Having specified type of back.
  • a high-backed chair
    sway-backed
    red-backed shrike
  • (in combination) Having specified type of backing.
  • asset-backed securities

    Derived terms

    * asset-backed

    References

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    endorsed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (endorse)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (heraldry) Flanked by endorses.
  • Usage notes

    Only a (pale) may be endorsed''. When other ''ordinaries'' are flanked by diminutive forms, the term ''cotissed is used.