Definitions for backingˈbæk ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

back•ingˈbæk ɪŋ(n.)

  1. aid or support of any kind.

  2. supporters or backers collectively.

  3. something that forms the back of anything, esp. for support or protection.

Origin of backing:

1590–1600

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

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