What does backing mean?

Definitions for backingˈbæk ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word backing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. backing, backup, championship, patronage(noun)

    the act of providing approval and support

    "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"

  2. backing, mount(noun)

    something forming a back that is added for strengthening

  3. support, financial support, funding, backing, financial backing(noun)

    financial resources provided to make some project possible

    "the foundation provided support for the experiment"

Wiktionary

  1. backing(Noun)

    Support, especially financial.

    It's a volunteer organization that works with backing from the city and a few grants.

  2. backing(Noun)

    A liner or other material added behind or underneath.

    The cardboard backing gives the notebook a little extra stiffness.

  3. backing(Noun)

    Musicians and vocalists who support the main performer

  4. backing(Adjective)

    That which provides support for the main performer

Webster Dictionary

  1. Backing

    of Back

  2. Backing(noun)

    the act of moving backward, or of putting or moving anything backward

  3. Backing(noun)

    that which is behind, and forms the back of, anything, usually giving strength or stability

  4. Backing(noun)

    support or aid given to a person or cause

  5. Backing(noun)

    the preparation of the back of a book with glue, etc., before putting on the cover

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'backing' in Nouns Frequency: #2681

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark B. Cohen:

    Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate.

  2. Narendra Modi:

    We are not merely making commitments and announcements, we have been backing them up with concrete actions.

  3. Liu Jingde:

    After yesterday's tumble, we are still seeing energy and banks backing down but the scope of the back down won't be that great.

  4. Lee Iacocca:

    Incompetency begets incompetency. The last thing a guy who isn't sure of himself wants is a guy backing him up who is sure of himself.

  5. Jeremy Nell:

    I wonder if there is going to be some sort of chilling effect on cartoonists and satirists in general, kind of backing off from highly sensitive topics.

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Translations for backing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • съпровод, поддръжка, подплънка, подкрепа, пълнежBulgarian
  • גיבויHebrew
  • поддержка, подкладкаRussian

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