backing, backup, championship, patronage(noun)
the act of providing approval and support
"his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
something forming a back that is added for strengthening
support, financial support, funding, backing, financial backing(noun)
financial resources provided to make some project possible
"the foundation provided support for the experiment"
Support, especially financial.
It's a volunteer organization that works with backing from the city and a few grants.
A liner or other material added behind or underneath.
The cardboard backing gives the notebook a little extra stiffness.
Musicians and vocalists who support the main performer
That which provides support for the main performer
the act of moving backward, or of putting or moving anything backward
that which is behind, and forms the back of, anything, usually giving strength or stability
support or aid given to a person or cause
the preparation of the back of a book with glue, etc., before putting on the cover
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The timber behind the armour-plates of a ship.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
The heavy plating of wood, or of wood and iron, used to support and strengthen iron plates.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'backing' in Nouns Frequency: #2681
The numerical value of backing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of backing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of backing in a Sentence
We need people to stay together, we want to move fast with broad backing.
It's the lush track on the album, it has strings and gorgeous backing vocals. It's beautiful.
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 ?
I want to make it easy for you to win but not have to worry about K Street backing.
Particularly in Germany, educational success depends heavily on parental support and children who don't have that backing are often left behind.
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