What does backing mean?

Definitions for backing
ˈbæk ɪŋback·ing

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

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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Le Foll:

    We need people to stay together, we want to move fast with broad backing.

  2. Tony Visconti:

    It's the lush track on the album, it has strings and gorgeous backing vocals. It's beautiful.

  3. Lindsey Graham:

    Somebody should go to the seven Senate Democrats and say why are you willing to eliminate funding for DHS, why are you backing up on your campaign promises ?

  4. Chief Executive Officer Adam Brandon:

    I want to make it easy for you to win but not have to worry about K Street backing.

  5. Thomas Liebig:

    Particularly in Germany, educational success depends heavily on parental support and children who don't have that backing are often left behind.

Images & Illustrations of backing

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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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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