What does backing mean?

Definitions for backing
ˈbæk ɪŋback·ing

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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

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. backing

    The timber behind the armour-plates of a ship.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. backing

    The heavy plating of wood, or of wood and iron, used to support and strengthen iron plates.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce backing?

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How to say backing in sign language?

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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

Examples of backing in a Sentence

  1. Ashley Theophane:

    You might have Floyd's backing but at the same time Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s not going to win the fight for you. And if Floyd Mayweather Jr. is ringside, the opponents fight even harder because they think if they win they might get on to The Money Team, so the pressure's on, floyd Mayweather Jr.'s at ringside shouting out,' Do this ! I like that ! You're stealing my moves Ash !' The first time I had Floyd Mayweather Jr. ringside I was nervous because I could hear the man's voice and my cut man was passing on messages from Floyd Mayweather Jr. to me.

  2. Felix Sanchez:

    I don't foresee him backing away, it might work in Iowa and New Hampshire, but assuming that he were to continue on, he's going to hit a wall of hate when it comes to primaries in Arizona, Nevada, California, New Mexico or Florida.

  3. Chris Murphy:

    Several days ago some of the president's comments seemed to suggest that he was once again backing away from his commitment to work on background checks legislation, i have been in contact with the White House this week since the president's comments - as late as last night - and I believe that the White House is still committed to trying to work on a comprehensive anti-gun violence proposal that would include strengthening background checks.

  4. Clayton Lewis:

    We’re really laser-focused on backing individuals, on average, we know the entrepreneurs we back in our core investments for a year and a half. For us, it’s about the relationships.

  5. Scott Morrison:

    We're backing Australian businesses to the moon, and even Mars, and back.

Images & Illustrations of backing

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Translations for backing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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